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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-4877) ELSA-2016-2587: wget security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-4877) ELSA-2016-2587: wget security and bug fix update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2016
Modified
01/22/2020

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-wget

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