AWStats Totals multisort() command execution

awstatstotals-multisort-command-execution (44712) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


AWStats Totals could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrray command on the system, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the multisort() function. By creating specially-crafted sort parameters, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable system.


Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


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Upgrade to the latest version of AWStats Totals (1.15 or later), available from the Telartis Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Telartis BV AWStats Totals 1.0
  • Telartis BV AWStats Totals 1.1
  • Telartis BV AWStats Totals 1.11
  • Telartis BV AWStats Totals 1.13
  • Telartis BV AWStats Totals 1.14


Aug 26, 2008

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