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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3215-2
Posted Mar 3, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3215-2 - USN-3215-1 fixed a vulnerability in Munin. The upstream patch caused a regression leading to errors being appended to the log file. This update fixes the problem. It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled CGI graphs. A remote attacker could use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files as the www-data user.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, cgi
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 51ece64d0111f805d85cf6c8b3cf6875

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3215-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3215-2
March 03, 2017

munin regression
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

USN-3215-1 introduced a regression in Munin.

Software Description:
- munin: Network-wide graphing framework

Details:

USN-3215-1 fixed a vulnerability in Munin. The upstream patch caused a
regression leading to errors being appended to the log file. This update
fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled CGI graphs. A remote
attacker could use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files as the www-data
user.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
munin 2.0.19-3ubuntu0.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3215-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3215-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1669764

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/2.0.19-3ubuntu0.3



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