GNU WGet < 1.10.2 Buffer Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3255

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using a version of wget that contains a flaw in the way that it handles NTLM authentication data. Specifically, a rogue website that returns malformed data during an NTLM authentication session will be able to execute arbitrary code on the local client machine.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.10.2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3255

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/10/14

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:gnu:wget

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4077, CVE-2005-2337, CVE-2005-2628, CVE-2005-3185, CVE-2006-0024, CVE-2006-1439, CVE-2006-1440, CVE-2006-1441, CVE-2006-1442, CVE-2006-1443, CVE-2006-1444, CVE-2006-1445, CVE-2006-1446, CVE-2006-1447, CVE-2006-1448, CVE-2006-1449, CVE-2006-1450, CVE-2006-1451, CVE-2006-1452, CVE-2006-1453, CVE-2006-1454, CVE-2006-1455, CVE-2006-1456, CVE-2006-1457, CVE-2006-1552, CVE-2006-1614, CVE-2006-1615, CVE-2006-1630, CVE-2006-1982, CVE-2006-1983, CVE-2006-1984, CVE-2006-1985

BID: 15756, 17951, 15102