Wget < 1.5.4 Symlink Permission Modification
Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800985
DescriptionThe remote host is using a version of wget that contains a bug that may make it chmod downloaded symlinks when the option -N is used. An attacker may use this flaw by setting up a rogue FTP server with a symlink pointing to sensitive files.
SolutionUpgrade to Wget 1.5.4 or higher.