USN-3012-1: Wget vulnerability
20 June 2016
Wget could be made to overwrite files.
- wget - retrieves files from the web
Dawid Golunski discovered that Wget incorrectly handled filenames when
being redirected from an HTTP to an FTP URL. A malicious server could
possibly use this issue to overwrite local files.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.