openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-2016-1067)

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 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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=937096
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=958342
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984060

Solution :

Update the affected wget packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93430 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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