Security update for wget

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0925-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-5953 ( SUSE ): 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-5953 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for wget fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-5953: Fixed a buffer overflow vulnerability which might cause code execution (bsc#1131493).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Basesystem Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-925=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • wget-debugsource-1.19.5-3.6.2
    • wget-1.19.5-3.6.2
    • wget-debuginfo-1.19.5-3.6.2