GLSA-201411-05 : GNU Wget: Arbitrary code execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 79266
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-05 (GNU Wget: Arbitrary code execution)
An absolute path traversal vulnerability has been found in GNU Wget.
A remote FTP server is able to write to arbitrary files, and consequently execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll GNU Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/wget-1.16'