GLSA-201610-11 : GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94422
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201610-11 (GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wget. Please review the CVE identifier and bug reports referenced for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or obtain sensitive information.
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-1.18'