Bug 36368 - wget: Symlink attack (3.2)
wget: Symlink attack (3.2)
Product: UCS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Security updates
UCS 3.2
Other Linux
: P3 normal (vote)
: UCS 3.2-6-errata
Assigned To: Arvid Requate
Stefan Gohmann
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Reported: 2014-10-31 13:11 CET by Moritz Muehlenhoff
Modified: 2015-08-21 13:14 CEST (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Moritz Muehlenhoff univentionstaff 2014-10-31 13:11:32 CET
If wget is used to recursively download a directory over FTP, a symlink attack can create arbitrary file or overwrite existing ones (CVE-2014-4877).
Comment 1 Arvid Requate univentionstaff 2015-08-18 17:01:21 CEST
Advisory: 2015-08-18-wget.yaml
Comment 2 Stefan Gohmann univentionstaff 2015-08-19 09:05:14 CEST

Build log / Patches: OK
# zgrep CVE-2014-4877 /usr/share/doc/wget/changelog.Debian.gz
    setting of wget. Fixes security bug CVE-2014-4877  

Inst / Update i386: OK

Inst / Update amd64: OK
Comment 3 Janek Walkenhorst univentionstaff 2015-08-21 13:14:34 CEST