Amazon Linux AMI : wget (ALAS-2018-1040)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110463

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A cookie injection flaw was found in wget. An attacker can create a malicious website which, when accessed, overrides cookies belonging to arbitrary domains.(CVE-2018-0494)

Solution

Run 'yum update wget' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2018-1040.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110463

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1040.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/12

Modified: 2018/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wget, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wget-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0494

ALAS: 2018-1040