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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110463


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


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)


Run 'yum update wget' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110463

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1040.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/12

Modified: 2018/08/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0494

ALAS: 2018-1040