SUSE SLES11 Security Update : wget (SUSE-SU-2014:1366-2)

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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 and two non-security
issues :

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

- Fix displaying of download time (bnc#901276).

- Fix 0 size FTP downloads after failure (bnc#885069).

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?b2c0225d
http://www.nessus.org/u?f8f14fdc
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4877.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885069
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=901276
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902709
http://www.nessus.org/u?f222aae4

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-wget-9939

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-wget-9938

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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: 83845 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70751

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4877

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