Security update for wget

SUSE Security Update: Security update for wget
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:1464-1
Rating: moderate
References: #902709
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    wget was updated to fix one security issue.

    This security issue was fixed:
    - FTP symlink arbitrary filesystem access (CVE-2014-4877).

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2014-76
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2014-76

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • wget-1.14-7.1
      • wget-debuginfo-1.14-7.1
      • wget-debugsource-1.14-7.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):
      • wget-1.14-7.1
      • wget-debuginfo-1.14-7.1
      • wget-debugsource-1.14-7.1