SuSE 11.3 Security Update : wget (SAT Patch Number 9933)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78887


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


wget has been updated to fix one security issue and two non-security issues.

This security issue has been fixed :

- FTP symlink arbitrary filesystem access (CVE-2014-4877).
These non-security issues have been fixed :

- Fix displaying of download time. (bnc#901276)

- Fix 0 size FTP downloads after failure. (bnc#885069)


Apply SAT patch number 9933.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78887

File Name: suse_11_wget-141105.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/06

Modified: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:wget, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4877