Debian: DSA-4008-1: wget security update

    Date28 Oct 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4008-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 28, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wget
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-13089 CVE-2017-13090
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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