Amazon Linux AMI : wget (ALAS-2016-720)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92222
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

GNU wget before 1.18 allows remote servers to write to arbitrary files by redirecting a request from HTTP to a crafted FTP resource.
(CVE-2016-4971)

Solution

Run 'yum update wget' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-720.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92222

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-720.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/15/2016

Updated: 4/11/2019

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:amazon:linux:wget, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wget-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4971

ALAS: 2016-720