openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-2017-1210)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104240


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for wget fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-13089,CVE-2017-13090: Missing checks for negative remaining_chunk_size in skip_short_body and fd_read_body could cause stack-based buffer overflows, which could have been exploited by malicious servers.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected wget packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104240

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1210.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/30

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wget, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wget-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wget-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/27

Reference Information

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