Slackware 14.2 / current : wget (SSA:2019-095-02)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 123811
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New wget packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected wget package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd437af2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 123811

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2019-095-02.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 4/8/2019

Updated: 1/23/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:wget, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5953

SSA: 2019-095-02