openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-2016-1067)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93430

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for wget fixes the following issues :

- Fix for HTTP to a FTP redirection file name confusion vulnerability (bsc#984060, CVE-2016-4971).

- Work around a libidn vulnerability (bsc#937096, CVE-2015-2059).

- Fix for wget fails with basicauth: Failed writing HTTP request: Bad file descriptor (bsc#958342)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected wget packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=937096

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=958342

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984060

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93430

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1067.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/12

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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:42.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2059, CVE-2016-4971