Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1760-1 wget -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Apr 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-5953.
- More information:
Kusano Kazuhiko discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRI) in wget, a network utility to retrieve files from the web, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service when recursively downloading from an untrusted server.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.16-1+deb8u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your wget packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS