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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.812056
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for wget RHSA-2017:3075-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'wget'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'wget'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The wget packages provide the GNU
Wget file retrieval utility for HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols.

Security Fix(es):

* A stack-based and a heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in wget
when processing chunked encoded HTTP responses. By tricking an unsuspecting
user into connecting to a malicious HTTP server, an attacker could exploit
these flaws to potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-13089,
CVE-2017-13090)

Red Hat would like to thank the GNU Wget project for reporting these
issues.

Affected Software/OS:
wget on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
9.3

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-13089
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-13090
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