openSUSE 10 Security Update : wget (wget-1689)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a security in wget, where evil servers could send
terminal escape codes to the user calling wget. This would only affect
interactive sessions. (CVE-2004-1488)

Additionaly a previous '.file' fix was found to be buggy and replaced.
This bug could lead to '.directories' not being retrievable and
'_files' being overwritten.

Solution :

Update the affected wget package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27476 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1488

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