Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157498
CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:18 EST
Wget 1.9 and 1.9.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink
attack on the name of the file being downloaded.
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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