openSUSE Security Update : wget (openSUSE-2017-412)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 99111
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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for wget fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2017-6508: (url_parse): Reject control characters in host part of URL (bsc#1028301).

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=1028301

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99111

File Name: openSUSE-2017-412.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/31/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6508