RHEL 7 : wget (RHSA-2018:3052)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118517

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An 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.

Solution

Update the affected wget and / or wget-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3052

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-0494

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118517

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3052.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/31

Modified: 2018/11/10

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:wget, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:wget-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0494

RHSA: 2018:3052