openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-SU-2014:1380-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

wget was updated to version 1.16 to fix one security issue.

The following security issue was fixed :

- Fix for symlink attack which could allow a malicious ftp
server to create arbitrary files, directories or
symbolic links and set their permissions when retrieving
a directory recursively through FTP (CVE-2014-4877).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00026.html

Solution :

Update the affected wget packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79103 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4877

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