ESB-2019.1220 - [Ubuntu] wget: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-04-10

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                               ESB-2019.1220
                           Wget vulnerabilities
                               10 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           wget
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Existing Account            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-5953 CVE-2018-20483 

Reference:         ESB-2019.1168
                   ESB-2019.0137

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3943-1
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3943-2

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

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3943-1
April 08, 2019

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

- - Ubuntu 18.10
- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Wget.

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

Details:

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. (CVE-2019-5953)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
   wget                                                        1.19.5-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   wget                                                        1.19.4-1ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
   wget                                                        1.17.1-1ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
   wget                                                        1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.5

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

References:
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3943-1
   CVE-2018-20483, CVE-2019-5953

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.5-1ubuntu1.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.4-1ubuntu2.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.17.1-1ubuntu1.5
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.5

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3943-2
April 09, 2019

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

- - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Wget.

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

Details:

USN-3943-1 fixed a vulnerability in Wget. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

  Kusano Kazuhiko discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain
  inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary
  code. (CVE-2019-5953)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
   wget                                                        1.13.4-2ubuntu1.7

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

References:
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3943-2
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3943-1
   CVE-2019-5953

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