Fedora 12 : wget-1.12-2.fc12 (2009-11836)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Wed Nov 18 2009 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com>
1.12-2

- don't provide /usr/share/info/dir

- Tue Nov 17 2009 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com>
1.12-1

- update to wget-1.12

- fixes CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of
SSL certificate with NUL in name

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520454
http://www.nessus.org/u?b0d028f4

Solution :

Update the affected wget package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42988 (fedora_2009-11836.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36205

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3490

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