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CVE-2016-4971 Detail

Current Description

GNU wget before 1.18 allows remote servers to write to arbitrary files by redirecting a request from HTTP to a crafted FTP resource.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/wget.git/commit/?id=e996e322ffd42aaa051602da182d03178d0f13e1
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2016-06/msg00004.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00043.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2587.html
http://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/86
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91530
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036133
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3012-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1343666 Exploit
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-11
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40064/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu_wget_project:gnu_wget:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.17.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4971
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018