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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   wget Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
wget Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain the Target System's IP Address
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033481
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 8 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.16.3 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in wget. A remote user can obtain the target system's IP address.

A remote FTP server can reject the target user's FTP PASV command to cause the target user's wget application to send a PORT command that includes the target user's IP address.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain the target system's IP address.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix [in August 2015], available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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