USN-3215-1: Munin vulnerability

2 March 2017

munin vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Munin could be made to overwrite files.

Software Description

  • munin - Network-wide graphing framework


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 - 2.0.19-3ubuntu0.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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