Wget vulnerabilities

2017-10-30T00:00:00
ID USN-3464-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-10-30T00:00:00

Description

USN-3464-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Wget. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Antti Levomäki, Christian Jalio, and Joonas Pihlaja discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain HTTP responses. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Wget to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-13089, CVE-2017-13090)

Dawid Golunski discovered that Wget incorrectly handled recursive or mirroring mode. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended access list restrictions. (CVE-2016-7098)

Orange Tsai discovered that Wget incorrectly handled CRLF sequences in HTTP headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary HTTP headers. (CVE-2017-6508)