USN-3943-1: Wget vulnerabilities
8 April 2019
Several security issues were fixed in Wget.
- wget - retrieves files from the web
It was discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive
information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 18.10. (CVE-2018-20483)
Kusano Kazuhiko discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
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.
- USN-3943-2: wget