Bug 157499 - CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wget (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
impact=low,public=20040516,source=cve...
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Reported: 2005-05-11 21:47 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-04 11:02:47 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-05-11 21:47:58 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #157498 +++

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

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