Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1149-1] wget security update)

Published: 2018-02-06 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
wget on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.13.4-3+deb7u5. We recommend that you upgrade your wget Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
CVE-2017-13089 Fix stack overflow in HTTP protocol handling. CVE-2017-13090 Fix heap overflow in HTTP protocol handling.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13089
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13090

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/10/msg00028.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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