USN-3215-2: Munin regression
3 March 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
USN-3215-1 introduced a regression in Munin.
- munin - Network-wide graphing framework
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.