Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : wget (MDKSA-2007:017)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

The ftp_syst function in ftp-basic.c in Free Software Foundation (FSF)
GNU wget 1.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a malicious FTP server with a large number of
blank 220 responses to the SYST command.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected wget package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24632 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-017.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6719

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