Debian Security Advisory
DLA-851-1 wget -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6508.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a header injection vulnerability in wget (a tool to retrieve files from the web) which allowed remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers via CRLF sequences in the host subcomponent of a URL.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in wget version 1.13.4-3+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your wget packages.