GNU WGet < 1.10.2 Buffer Overflow
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3255
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to version 1.10.2 or higher.