[USN-4953-1] AWStats vulnerabilities

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4953-1 May 13, 2021
awstats vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 20.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
Several security issues were fixed in AWStats.
Software Description: – awstats: powerful and featureful web server log analyzer
Details:
Sean Boran discovered that AWStats incorrectly filtered certain parameters. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-29600)
It was discovered that AWStats incorrectly filtered certain parameters. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. (CVE-2020-35176)
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 20.10:   awstats                         7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.10.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:   awstats                         7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.04.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:   awstats                         7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.18.04.1
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:   awstats                         7.4+dfsg-1ubuntu0.4+esm1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References:   ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4953-1   CVE-2017-1000501, CVE-2020-29600, CVE-2020-35176
Package Information:   launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats/7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.10.1   launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats/7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.04.1   launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats/7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.18.04.1