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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for wget (ALAS-2014-442) (CVE-2014-4877)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for wget (ALAS-2014-442) (CVE-2014-4877)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/07/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in GNU Wget before 1.16, when recursion is enabled, allows remote FTP servers to write to arbitrary files, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a LIST response that references the same filename within two entries, one of which indicates that the filename is for a symlink.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-wget
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-wget-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-wget
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-wget-debuginfo

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