Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Wget did not correctly handle SSL certificates
with zero bytes in the Common Name. A remote attacker could exploit
this to perform a man in the middle attack to view sensitive
information or alter encrypted communications.
Update the affected wget package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true