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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2007:017: 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-2007:017 (wget).

The ftp_syst function in ftp-basic.c in Free Software Foundation (FSF)
GNU wget 1.10.2 permits remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a malicious FTP server with a large number of
blank 220 responses to the SYST command.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:017
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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