Fedora 11 : wget-1.12-2.fc11 (2009-11740)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42987
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Wed Nov 18 2009 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com> 1.12-2

- don't provide /usr/share/info/dir

- Tue Nov 17 2009 Karsten Hopp <karsten at redhat.com> 1.12-1

- update to wget-1.12

- fixes CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name

- Fri Aug 21 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> - 1.11.4-5

- rebuilt with new openssl

- Mon Jul 27 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.11.4-4

- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild

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Update the affected wget package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42987

File Name: fedora_2009-11740.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/3/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wget, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/20/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3490

BID: 36205

FEDORA: 2009-11740

CWE: 310