Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2086-1 wget -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Jan 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7098.
- More information:
An issue has been found in wget, a tool to retrieve files from the web. A race condition might occur as files rejected by an access list are kept on the disk for the duration of a HTTP connection.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.16-1+deb8u7.
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