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MDKSA-2002:086: wget

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the wget package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:086 (wget).


A vulnerability in all versions of wget prior to and including 1.8.2 was
discovered by Steven M. Christey. The bug permits a malicious FTP server to
create or overwriet files anywhere on the local file system by sending filenames
beginning with '/' or containing '/../'. This can be used to make vulnerable FTP
clients write files that can later be used for attack against the client
machine.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:086
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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