Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4008-1 wget -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Oct 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-13089, CVE-2017-13090.
- More information:
Antti Levomaeki, Christian Jalio, Joonas Pihlaja and Juhani Eronen discovered two buffer overflows in the HTTP protocol handler of the Wget download tool, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code when connecting to a malicious HTTP server.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.16-1+deb8u4.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.18-5+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your wget packages.