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Vuln ID Summary CVSS Severity
CVE-2018-20483

set_file_metadata in xattr.c in GNU Wget before 1.20.1 stores a file's origin URL in the user.xdg.origin.url metadata attribute of the extended attributes of the downloaded file, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information (e.g., credentials contained in the URL) by reading this attribute, as demonstrated by getfattr. This also applies to Referer information in the user.xdg.referrer.url metadata attribute. According to 2016-07-22 in the Wget ChangeLog, user.xdg.origin.url was partially based on the behavior of fwrite_xattr in tool_xattr.c in curl.

Published: December 26, 2018; 01:29:00 PM -05:00
V3: 7.8 HIGH
V2: 2.1 LOW
CVE-2018-0494

GNU Wget before 1.19.5 is prone to a cookie injection vulnerability in the resp_new function in http.c via a \r\n sequence in a continuation line.

Published: May 06, 2018; 06:29:00 PM -04:00
V3: 6.5 MEDIUM
V2: 4.3 MEDIUM
CVE-2017-13090

The retr.c:fd_read_body() function is called when processing OK responses. When the response is sent chunked in wget before 1.19.2, the chunk parser uses strtol() to read each chunk's length, but doesn't check that the chunk length is a non-negative number. The code then tries to read the chunk in pieces of 8192 bytes by using the MIN() macro, but ends up passing the negative chunk length to retr.c:fd_read(). As fd_read() takes an int argument, the high 32 bits of the chunk length are discarded, leaving fd_read() with a completely attacker controlled length argument. The attacker can corrupt malloc metadata after the allocated buffer.

Published: October 27, 2017; 03:29:00 PM -04:00
V3: 8.8 HIGH
V2: 9.3 HIGH
CVE-2017-13089

The http.c:skip_short_body() function is called in some circumstances, such as when processing redirects. When the response is sent chunked in wget before 1.19.2, the chunk parser uses strtol() to read each chunk's length, but doesn't check that the chunk length is a non-negative number. The code then tries to skip the chunk in pieces of 512 bytes by using the MIN() macro, but ends up passing the negative chunk length to connect.c:fd_read(). As fd_read() takes an int argument, the high 32 bits of the chunk length are discarded, leaving fd_read() with a completely attacker controlled length argument.

Published: October 27, 2017; 03:29:00 PM -04:00
V3: 8.8 HIGH
V2: 9.3 HIGH
CVE-2017-6508

CRLF injection vulnerability in the url_parse function in url.c in Wget through 1.19.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers via CRLF sequences in the host subcomponent of a URL.

Published: March 07, 2017; 03:59:00 AM -05:00
V3: 6.1 MEDIUM
V2: 4.3 MEDIUM
CVE-2016-7098

Race condition in wget 1.17 and earlier, when used in recursive or mirroring mode to download a single file, might allow remote servers to bypass intended access list restrictions by keeping an HTTP connection open.

Published: September 26, 2016; 10:59:08 AM -04:00
V3: 8.1 HIGH
V2: 6.8 MEDIUM
CVE-2014-4877

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in GNU Wget before 1.16, when recursion is enabled, allows remote FTP servers to write to arbitrary files, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a LIST response that references the same filename within two entries, one of which indicates that the filename is for a symlink.

Published: October 29, 2014; 06:55:05 AM -04:00
V2: 9.3 HIGH
CVE-2010-2252

GNU Wget 1.12 and earlier uses a server-provided filename instead of the original URL to determine the destination filename of a download, which allows remote servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a 3xx redirect to a URL with a .wgetrc filename followed by a 3xx redirect to a URL with a crafted filename, and possibly execute arbitrary code as a consequence of writing to a dotfile in a home directory.

Published: July 06, 2010; 01:17:13 PM -04:00
V2: 6.8 MEDIUM
CVE-2009-3490

GNU Wget before 1.12 does not properly handle a '\0' character in a domain name in the Common Name field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle remote attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority, a related issue to CVE-2009-2408.

Published: September 30, 2009; 11:30:00 AM -04:00
V2: 6.8 MEDIUM
CVE-2006-6719

The ftp_syst function in ftp-basic.c in Free Software Foundation (FSF) GNU wget 1.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malicious FTP server with a large number of blank 220 responses to the SYST command.

Published: December 23, 2006; 06:28:00 AM -05:00
V2: 5.0 MEDIUM
CVE-2004-1487

wget 1.8.x and 1.9.x allows a remote malicious web server to overwrite certain files via a redirection URL containing a ".." that resolves to the IP address of the malicious server, which bypasses wget's filtering for ".." sequences.

Published: April 27, 2005; 12:00:00 AM -04:00
V2: 5.0 MEDIUM
CVE-2004-1488

wget 1.8.x and 1.9.x does not filter or quote control characters when displaying HTTP responses to the terminal, which may allow remote malicious web servers to inject terminal escape sequences and execute arbitrary code.

Published: April 27, 2005; 12:00:00 AM -04:00
V2: 5.0 MEDIUM
CVE-2004-2014

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.

Published: December 31, 2004; 12:00:00 AM -05:00
V2: 2.6 LOW