FreeBSD : wget -- Access List Bypass / Race Condition (479c5b91-b6cc-11e6-a04e-3417eb99b9a0)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Dawid Golunski reports :

GNU wget in version 1.17 and earlier, when used in mirroring/recursive
mode, is affected by a Race Condition vulnerability that might allow
remote attackers to bypass intended wget access list restrictions
specified with -A parameter.

See also :

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-7098
http://www.nessus.org/u?59d4c43c

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95418 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7098

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