CVE-2017-13089

Public on 2017-10-26
Modified on 2017-10-26
Description
A stack-based buffer overflow when processing chunked, encoded HTTP responses was found in wget. By tricking an unsuspecting user into connecting to a malicious HTTP server, an attacker could exploit this flaw to potentially execute arbitrary code.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.8
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 wget 2017-10-26 19:41 ALAS-2017-916

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 9.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H