Oracle Linux 7 : wget (ELSA-2018-3052)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118765
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3052 :
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected wget package.