openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-2016-973)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for wget fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2016-4971: HTTP to a FTP redirection file name
confusion vulnerability (boo#984060).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984060

Solution :

Update the affected wget packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92931 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4971

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