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RHSA-2002:254: Updated Webalizer packages fix vulnerability

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RHSA-2002:254: Updated Webalizer packages fix vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/22/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated Webalizer packages which fix an obscure buffer overflow bug in the DNS resolver code are available for Red Hat Linux 7.2.

The 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. Red Hat Linux 7.2 shipped with Webalizer 2.01-9 which is vulnerable to this issue. Users of webalizer on Red Hat Linux 7.2 are advised to upgrade to these errata packages which contain Webalizer version 2.01-09 with backported security and bug fix patches.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-webalizer

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