Bug 157498 - CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: wget (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
impact=low,public=20040516,source=cve...
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Reported: 2005-05-11 21:32 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-771
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Last Closed: 2005-09-27 12:09:27 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-05-11 21:32:53 EDT
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.

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=108481268725276&w=2
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-05-11 21:33:36 EDT
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-27 12:09:28 EDT
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
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-771.html

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