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CESA-2002:255: webalizer security update

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CESA-2002:255: webalizer security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/22/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated Webalizer packages are available for CentOS Linux Advanced Server 2.1 which fix an obscure buffer overflow bug in the DNS resolver code. [Updated 13 Jan 2003] Added fixed packages for the Itanium (IA64) architecture. [Updated 06 Feb 2003] Added fixed packages for Advanced Workstation 2.1

Webalizer is a Web server log file analysis program which produces detailed usage reports in HTML format. A buffer overflow in Webalizer versions prior to 2.01-10, when configured to use reverse DNS lookups, may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by connecting to the monitored Web server from an IP address that resolves to a long hostname. Users of Webalizer are advised to upgrade to these errata packages which contain Webalizer version 2.01-09 with backported security and bug fix patches.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-webalizer

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