FreeBSD : wget -- HTTP to FTP redirection file name confusion vulnerability (6df56c60-3738-11e6-a671-60a44ce6887b)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91734
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Giuseppe Scrivano reports :

On a server redirect from HTTP to a FTP resource, wget would trust the HTTP server and uses the name in the redirected URL as the destination filename.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2016-06/msg00004.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?695e4a7e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91734

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6df56c60373811e6a67160a44ce6887b.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wget, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/9/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4971