openSUSE 10 Security Update : wget (wget-1689)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27476
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fixes a security in wget, where evil servers could send terminal escape codes to the user calling wget. This would only affect interactive sessions. (CVE-2004-1488)
Additionaly a previous '.file' fix was found to be buggy and replaced.
This bug could lead to '.directories' not being retrievable and '_files' being overwritten.
SolutionUpdate the affected wget package.