RHEL 7 : wget (RHSA-2018:3052)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118517
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for wget is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The wget packages provide the GNU Wget file retrieval utility for HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols.
Security Fix(es) :
* wget: Cookie injection allows malicious website to write arbitrary cookie entries into cookie jar (CVE-2018-0494)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected wget and / or wget-debuginfo packages.