An updated wget package that fixes one security issue is now available forRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Extended Update Support.Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate securityimpact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, whichgives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in theReferences section.

The wget package provides the GNU Wget file retrieval utility for HTTP,HTTPS, and FTP protocols.A flaw was found in the way Wget handled symbolic links. A malicious FTPserver could allow Wget running in the mirror mode (using the ‘-m’ commandline option) to write an arbitrary file to a location writable to by theuser running Wget, possibly leading to code execution. (CVE-2014-4877)Note: This update changes the default value of the –retr-symlinks option.The file symbolic links are now traversed by default and pointed-to filesare retrieved rather than creating a symbolic link locally.Red Hat would like to thank the GNU Wget project for reporting this issue.Upstream acknowledges HD Moore of Rapid7, Inc as the original reporter.All users of wget are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains a backported patch to correct this issue.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use theRed Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.5)

SRPMS:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.src.rpm
    MD5: f0d812c5a925b4188ac5fb165b47d5fbSHA-256: 476b2bca8a9357dd1e98f890d41a39ed6f4d4d634f2a29693de41262cf5a03b2
 
x86_64:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 27d6ac58946d22b225de198ff855eca0SHA-256: fbd9c3430bf7cb70084ce4f9df3315f2459dd15e66578aee5f55d12030d8d345
wget-debuginfo-1.12-1.12.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 4a79583cd38292fe33cb46b13b42f9a6SHA-256: 93a8cb3cea037f3af4cec4d0e4a2e2b81a89d6f57c0319a04ee0c181e4447dfe
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.5.z)

SRPMS:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.src.rpm
    MD5: f0d812c5a925b4188ac5fb165b47d5fbSHA-256: 476b2bca8a9357dd1e98f890d41a39ed6f4d4d634f2a29693de41262cf5a03b2
 
IA-32:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.i686.rpm
    MD5: 6e35e7d79c5daae9b0274210667578f2SHA-256: 965bb92b1ab728f0a9bfc7584506be74be62ab88c2b1a7bef4fcd2b5f761dc0a
wget-debuginfo-1.12-1.12.el6_5.i686.rpm
    MD5: b56038462b2e2be58f86acbf5b1714d2SHA-256: 248cd0dac64d96ec57bdda3d47d566f3ac0b0ef1eff8371b2aebf9ad4811f10c
 
PPC:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
    MD5: 476a67042f3ec33cd5fe5a97e3d321e5SHA-256: 7588bc8960e2a54339bca9d9f6406ef60977f5b0fe29a7673fd8f19334ff4a76
wget-debuginfo-1.12-1.12.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
    MD5: 6806ff5b647de6aad0180022f64553e0SHA-256: 26592c513a546b06a14ec6e77b69bf876ee4a2b028c0af5ebb801cd2cefbff18
 
s390x:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.s390x.rpm
    MD5: c8f8752a6ac94ba64443f9f67ae1960aSHA-256: 36f68d80c3bfb0ccd3e75800ac976d5ba098354043bbced033ae27fe17040869
wget-debuginfo-1.12-1.12.el6_5.s390x.rpm
    MD5: 014f72ea966b017eb0994d094e086328SHA-256: 1b70ed9cde09eb3a415f0e87cb43d7e5dc8f98948db0c23c5a9f8879ce5bc8c1
 
x86_64:
wget-1.12-1.12.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 27d6ac58946d22b225de198ff855eca0SHA-256: fbd9c3430bf7cb70084ce4f9df3315f2459dd15e66578aee5f55d12030d8d345
wget-debuginfo-1.12-1.12.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: 4a79583cd38292fe33cb46b13b42f9a6SHA-256: 93a8cb3cea037f3af4cec4d0e4a2e2b81a89d6f57c0319a04ee0c181e4447dfe
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)
1139181 – CVE-2014-4877 wget: FTP symlink arbitrary filesystem access

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