Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : wget (MDKSA-2007:017)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24632


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


The ftp_syst function in ftp-basic.c in Free Software Foundation (FSF) GNU wget 1.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malicious FTP server with a large number of blank 220 responses to the SYST command.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.


Update the affected wget package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24632

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-017.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/18

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wget, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6719

MDKSA: 2007:017