Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attack attempt against a Directory Traversal vulnerability in Wget.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software accesses symlink in recursive mode on remote FTP servers. It allows a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary file or execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

GNU Wget before 1.16


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version,available from the web site.

CVE References