Vulnerability CVE-2016-7098


Published: 2016-09-26

Description:
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.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
GNU Wget < 1.18 - Access List Bypass / Race Condition
Dawid Golunski
25.11.2016

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> WGET 

 References:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2016-08/msg00083.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2016-08/msg00134.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2017-01/msg00007.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/27/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93157

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