Fedora 12: wget Security Update

    Date02 Dec 2009
    CategoryFedora
    91
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-11836
    2009-11-20 04:26:21
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    Name        : wget
    Product     : Fedora 12
    Version     : 1.12
    Release     : 2.fc12
    URL         : http://wget.sunsite.dk/
    Summary     : A utility for retrieving files using the HTTP or FTP protocols
    Description :
    GNU Wget is a file retrieval utility which can use either the HTTP or
    FTP protocols. Wget features include the ability to work in the
    background while you are logged out, recursive retrieval of
    directories, file name wildcard matching, remote file timestamp
    storage and comparison, use of Rest with FTP servers and Range with
    HTTP servers to retrieve files over slow or unstable connections,
    support for Proxy servers, and configurability.
    
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Wed Nov 18 2009 Karsten Hopp  1.12-2
    - don't provide /usr/share/info/dir
    * Tue Nov 17 2009 Karsten Hopp  1.12-1
    - update to wget-1.12
    - fixes CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of SSL certificate
      with NUL in name
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #520454 - CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520454
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update wget' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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