Bug 540404 - Awstats: awredir.pl - require security key by default and enhance security of parameter sanitizing function
Awstats: awredir.pl - require security key by default and enhance security of...
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Reported: 2009-11-23 05:10 EST by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2010-03-22 14:53 EDT (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2009-11-23 05:10:34 EST
Advanced Web Statistics (awstat) upstream has released new (6.95) version, addressing two security related issues. Quoting from awstats Changelog:

- Fix security in awredir.pl script by adding a security key required by
- Enhance security of parameter sanitizing function.

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Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-11-23 05:13:10 EST
These issues affect the versions of the awstats package, as shipped 
with Fedora releases of 10, 11, 12 and probably also as shipped
with Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 5 (EPEL-5) project.

Please upgrade to new version.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2009-11-26 00:49:28 EST
awstats-6.95-1.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-11-30 23:23:55 EST
awstats-6.95-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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