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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2237

The web interface for AWStats 6.4 and 6.5, when statistics updates are enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in the migrate parameter.
Publish Date : 2006-05-08 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2237

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Awstats Awstats 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Awstats Awstats 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Awstats Awstats 2

- References For CVE-2006-2237
GENTOO GLSA-200606-06
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:033
XF awstats-migrate-command-execution(26287) CONFIRM
BID 17844 AWStats Remote Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-07-21
VUPEN ADV-2006-1678
OSVDB 25284

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2237

AWStats migrate Remote Command Execution
This module exploits an arbitrary command execution vulnerability in the AWStats CGI script. AWStats v6.4 and v6.5 are vulnerable. Perl based payloads are recommended with this module. The vulnerability is only present when AllowToUpdateStatsFromBrowser is enabled in the AWstats configuration file (non-default).
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Unix

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