Scientific Linux Security Update : wget on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119201

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- wget: Cookie injection allows malicious website to write arbitrary cookie entries into cookie jar (CVE-2018-0494)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?840be653

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119201

File Name: sl_20181030_wget_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/11/27

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0494