Ubuntu 5.04 : wget bug fix (USN-145-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

USN-145-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in wget. However, Ralph
Corderoy discovered some regressions that caused wget to crash in some
cases. The updated version fixes this flaw.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected wget package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20539 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11871

CVE ID: