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Bug 157498

Summary: CAN-2004-2014 wget symlink race
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: wgetAssignee: Karsten Hopp <karsten>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: low Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 4.0Keywords: Security
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OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20040516,source=cve,reported=20050511
Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-771 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-27 16:09:27 UTC Type: ---
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-05-12 01:32:53 UTC
Wget 1.9 and 1.9.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink
attack on the name of the file being downloaded.

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=108481268725276&w=2

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-05-12 01:33:36 UTC
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-27 16:09:28 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-771.html