ESB-2018.1436 - [Ubuntu] wget: Provide misleading information - Remote with user interaction 2018-05-10

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                               ESB-2018.1436
               wget vulnerability patched in Ubuntu versions
                                10 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           wget
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-0494  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-2

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) Ubuntu security advisories.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3643-1
May 09, 2018

wget vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Wget could be made to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Software Description:
- - wget: retrieves files from the web

Details:

It was discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   wget                                                        1.19.4-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
   wget                                                        1.19.1-3ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
   wget                                                        1.17.1-1ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
   wget                                                        1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-1
   CVE-2018-0494

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.4-1ubuntu2.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.1-3ubuntu1.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.17.1-1ubuntu1.4
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.4

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3643-2
May 09, 2018

wget vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Wget could be made to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Software Description:
- - wget: retrieves files from the web

Details:

USN-3643-1 fixed a vulnerability in Wget. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

  It was discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
  An attacker could possibly use this to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
   wget                                                        1.13.4-2ubuntu1.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-2
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-1
   CVE-2018-0494

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