SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wget (SUSE-SU-2016:2226-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for wget fixes the following issues :

- Fix for HTTP to a FTP redirection file name confusion
vulnerability (bsc#984060, CVE-2016-4971).

- Work around a libidn vulnerability (bsc#937096,
CVE-2015-2059).

- Fix for wget fails with basicauth: Failed writing HTTP
request: Bad file descriptor (bsc#958342)

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/937096
https://bugzilla.suse.com/958342
https://bugzilla.suse.com/984060
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2059.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4971.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3aa8ccc5

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 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1309=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1309=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93369 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72736

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2059
CVE-2016-4971

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