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USN-842-1: Wget vulnerability

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USN-842-1: Wget vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/30/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-wget

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