ELA-211-1 wget security update

race condition

2020-01-30
Packagewget
Related CVEs CVE-2016-7098

An issue has been found in wget, a tool to retrieve files from the web. A race condition might occur as files rejected by an access list are kept on the disk for the duration of a HTTP connection.

We recommend that you upgrade your wget packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/