GLSA-201711-06 : GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 104514
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201711-06 (GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wget. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server, could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/wget-1.19.1-r2'