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Security Advisory wget security update

Advisory: RHSA-2005:771-10
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2005-09-27
Last updated on: 2005-09-27
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2004-1487
CVE-2004-1488
CVE-2004-2014

Details

Updated wget package that fixes several security issues is now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

GNU Wget is a file retrieval utility that can use either the HTTP or
FTP protocols.

A bug was found in the way wget writes files to the local disk. If a
malicious local user has write access to the directory wget is saving a
file into, it is possible to overwrite files that the user running wget
has write access to. (CAN-2004-2014)

A bug was found in the way wget filters redirection URLs. It is possible
for a malicious Web server to overwrite files the user running wget has
write access to. Note: in order for this attack to succeed the local
DNS would need to resolve ".." to an IP address, which is an unlikely
situation. (CAN-2004-1487)

A bug was found in the way wget displays HTTP response codes. It is
possible that a malicious web server could inject a specially crafted
terminal escape sequence capable of misleading the user running wget.
(CAN-2004-1488)

Users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a version of
wget that is not vulnerable to these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 9a8e6cc8b8ba85337db9f0f1d318a2fb
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: b34486d54a1782ea1f6d80a32283f072
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 73e0ed3066876338971b91a7d8c1db53
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 61299b15358e08747f4ce6f6a9fd7074
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 32e50c0c448479be5f79f19ac1205b00
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 2e672ef5682916ef4193a5aec812bf3a
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 6a5769b6fd5db63718b3561762ba2214
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 0ebad3106c0d7bad24619e56043c7a1f
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: c0c2f2cbbe2742f24821da038f525392
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 9a8e6cc8b8ba85337db9f0f1d318a2fb
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: b34486d54a1782ea1f6d80a32283f072
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 34f41a76819f8aa9643c94004c710e76
 
PPC:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 526db0bd2e543587fd4b6052e40f084d
 
s390:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 3d4579e3ab78be15b8ae5d79d212cc8a
 
s390x:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: ac1ca787f5ebe24f12a5df870f0be695
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 73e0ed3066876338971b91a7d8c1db53
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 61299b15358e08747f4ce6f6a9fd7074
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 32e50c0c448479be5f79f19ac1205b00
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: dd2e3c65ad878537f2b53e0f6576d21b
 
PPC:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 8699a7727ffc28abe7f8ba44fdd5d22e
 
s390:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: cd6f4cf17be4ad0e865354564b9a1ac1
 
s390x:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: d4f6ca064ed062f86482e8c5b59fd778
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 2e672ef5682916ef4193a5aec812bf3a
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 6a5769b6fd5db63718b3561762ba2214
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 0ebad3106c0d7bad24619e56043c7a1f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 9a8e6cc8b8ba85337db9f0f1d318a2fb
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: b34486d54a1782ea1f6d80a32283f072
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 34f41a76819f8aa9643c94004c710e76
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 73e0ed3066876338971b91a7d8c1db53
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 61299b15358e08747f4ce6f6a9fd7074
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 32e50c0c448479be5f79f19ac1205b00
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: dd2e3c65ad878537f2b53e0f6576d21b
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 2e672ef5682916ef4193a5aec812bf3a
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 6a5769b6fd5db63718b3561762ba2214
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 0ebad3106c0d7bad24619e56043c7a1f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 9a8e6cc8b8ba85337db9f0f1d318a2fb
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: b34486d54a1782ea1f6d80a32283f072
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 34f41a76819f8aa9643c94004c710e76
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-1.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 73e0ed3066876338971b91a7d8c1db53
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 61299b15358e08747f4ce6f6a9fd7074
 
IA-32:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 32e50c0c448479be5f79f19ac1205b00
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: dd2e3c65ad878537f2b53e0f6576d21b
 
x86_64:
wget-1.10.1-2.4E.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1549
    MD5: 2e672ef5682916ef4193a5aec812bf3a
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

SRPMS:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: 6a5769b6fd5db63718b3561762ba2214
 
IA-64:
wget-1.10.1-0.AS21.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2005:812
    MD5: c0c2f2cbbe2742f24821da038f525392
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

144214 - CAN-2004-1487 Several wget vulnerabilities (CAN-2004-1488)
157498 - CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
165782 - wget man page incomplete


References



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