GNU Wget SSL Certificate Security Bypass
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5212
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host is using a version of Wget earlier than 1.12. Such versions are potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability because the application fails to properly handle Common Name fields n X.509 certificates that contain an ASCII NULL character.
SolutionUpgrade to Wget 1.12 or later.