[USN-3643-1] Wget vulnerability


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3643-1
May 09, 2018

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

– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 17.10
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Wget could be made to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Software Description:
– wget: retrieves files from the web

Details:

It was discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
=C2=A0 wget=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=
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=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A01.19.4-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
=C2=A0 wget=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=
=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A01.19.1-3ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
=C2=A0 wget=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=
=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A01.17.1-1ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
=C2=A0 wget=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=
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=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A01.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.4

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

References:
=C2=A0 https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-1
=C2=A0 CVE-2018-0494

Package Information:
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.4-1ubuntu2.1
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.1-3ubuntu1.2
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.17.1-1ubuntu1.4
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.4
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