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|Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201903-08 ] GNU Wget
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GNU Wget: Password and metadata leak (GLSA 201903-08)
A vulnerability in GNU Wget which could allow an attacker to obtain
GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP,
HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols.
Vulnerable: < 1.20.1
Unaffected: >= 1.20.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability was discovered in GNU Wget’s file_metadata in xattr.c.
A local attacker could obtain sensitive information to include
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU Wget users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/wget-1.20.1"