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|Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201711-06 ] GNU Wget
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GNU Wget: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201711-06)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wget, the worst of
which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP,
HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols.
Vulnerable: < 1.19.1-r2
Unaffected: >= 1.19.1-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wget. Please review the
referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server,
could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/wget-1.19.1-r2"