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ELSA-2014-0151 Low: Oracle Linux wget security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2014-0151 Low: Oracle Linux wget security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/06/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/13/2014
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

GNU Wget 1.12 and earlier uses a server-provided filename instead of the original URL to determine the destination filename of a download, which allows remote servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a 3xx redirect to a URL with a .wgetrc filename followed by a 3xx redirect to a URL with a crafted filename, and possibly execute arbitrary code as a consequence of writing to a dotfile in a home directory.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-wget

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