Debian DLA-1149-1 : wget security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 104221


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


CVE-2017-13089 Fix stack overflow in HTTP protocol handling.

CVE-2017-13090 Fix heap overflow in HTTP protocol handling.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.13.4-3+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your wget packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected wget package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104221

File Name: debian_DLA-1149.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/30

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wget, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13089, CVE-2017-13090