SUSE SLES10 Security Update : wget (SUSE-SU-2014:1408-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

wget was updated to fix one security issue :

- FTP symbolic link arbitrary filesystem access
(CVE-2014-4877).

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?cfd2276c
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4877.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902709
http://www.nessus.org/u?d9d381ee

Solution :

Update the affected wget package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83642 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70751

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4877

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