Fedora 26 : wget (2017-38c3781b89)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 101612
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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- fixed CVE-2017-6508 CRLF injection in the url_parse function in url.c

- fixed use of .netrc

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Solution

Update the affected wget package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-38c3781b89

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101612

File Name: fedora_2017-38c3781b89.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/17/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wget, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 6/9/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/7/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6508