[USN-3215-2] Munin regression

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Fri Mar 3 15:35:37 UTC 2017


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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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