openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-2016-973)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92931


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for wget fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2016-4971: HTTP to a FTP redirection file name confusion vulnerability (boo#984060).


Update the affected wget packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92931

File Name: openSUSE-2016-973.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/12

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wget, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wget-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wget-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4971