SuSE9 Security Update : wget (YOU Patch Number 11090)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

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

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2004-1488.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 11090.

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: 41093 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1488

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