[ GLSA 201711-06 ] GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201711-06
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 11, 2017
Bugs: #635496
ID: 201711-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wget, the worst of which
could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP,
HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/wget = 1.19.1-r2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wget. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server,
could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=net-misc/wget-1.19.1-r2″

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13089
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13089
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-13090
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13090

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-06

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201711-06

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Severity: Normal

Title: GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: November 11, 2017

Bugs: #635496

ID: 201711-06

 

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Synopsis

========

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wget, the worst of which

could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

 

Background

==========

 

GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP,

HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols.

 

Affected packages

=================

 

——————————————————————-

Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

——————————————————————-

1 net-misc/wget < 1.19.1-r2 >= 1.19.1-r2

 

Description

===========

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wget. Please review

the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

 

Impact

======

 

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server,

could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service

condition.

 

Workaround

==========

 

There is no known workaround at this time.

 

Resolution

==========

 

All Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge –sync

# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose ">=net-misc/wget-1.19.1-r2"

 

References

==========

 

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13089

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13089

[ 2 ] CVE-2017-13090

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13090

 

Availability

============

 

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-06

 

Concerns?

=========

 

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the

confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost

importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to

security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text

belongs to its owner(s).

 

The contents of this document are licensed under the

Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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