FreeBSD : wget -- HTTP to FTP redirection file name confusion vulnerability (6df56c60-3738-11e6-a671-60a44ce6887b)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Giuseppe Scrivano reports :

On a server redirect from HTTP to a FTP resource, wget would trust the
HTTP server and uses the name in the redirected URL as the destination
filename.

See also :

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2016-06/msg00004.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6c5d07fd

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91734 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4971

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