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Fedora Core 6 2007-043: wget Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the wget package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-043 (wget).
GNU Wget is a file retrieval utility which can use either the HTTP or
FTP protocols. Wget features include the ability to work in the
background while you are logged out, recursive retrieval of
directories, file name wildcard matching, remote file timestamp
storage and comparison, use of Rest with FTP servers and Range with
HTTP servers to retrieve files over slow or unstable connections,
support for Proxy servers, and configurability.
Update information :
* Wed Jan 10 2007 Karsten Hopp 1.10.2-8.1
- add disttag
- fix bugzilla #186195
- fix CVE-2006-6719
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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