Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wget, the worst of which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||net-misc/wget on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.19.1-r2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.19.1-r2|
GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wget. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server, could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/wget-1.19.1-r2"
November 11, 2017
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