SUSE SLES11 Security Update : wget (SUSE-SU-2016:2358-1)

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 :

- CVE-2016-4971: A HTTP to FTP redirection file name
confusion vulnerability was fixed. (bsc#984060).

- CVE-2016-7098: A potential race condition was fixed by
creating files with .tmp ext and making them accessible
to the current user only. (bsc#995964) Bug fixed :

- Wget failed 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/958342
https://bugzilla.suse.com/984060
https://bugzilla.suse.com/995964
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4971.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7098.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ad96ef14

Solution :

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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-wget-12757=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-wget-12757=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-wget-12757=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-wget-12757=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-wget-12757=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch
secsp3-wget-12757=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-wget-12757=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-wget-12757=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-wget-12757=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93714 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4971
CVE-2016-7098

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