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Fedora alert FEDORA-2009-11740 (wget)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: wget-1.12-2.fc11
Date:  Thu, 03 Dec 2009 04:56:35 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2009-11740 2009-11-20 04:23:22 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : wget Product : Fedora 11 Version : 1.12 Release : 2.fc11 URL : Summary : A utility for retrieving files using the HTTP or FTP protocols Description : GNU Wget is a file retrieval utility which can use either the HTTP or FTP protocols. Wget features include the ability to work in the background while you are logged out, recursive retrieval of directories, file name wildcard matching, remote file timestamp storage and comparison, use of Rest with FTP servers and Range with HTTP servers to retrieve files over slow or unstable connections, support for Proxy servers, and configurability. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Wed Nov 18 2009 Karsten Hopp <> 1.12-2 - don't provide /usr/share/info/dir * Tue Nov 17 2009 Karsten Hopp <> 1.12-1 - update to wget-1.12 - fixes CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name * Fri Aug 21 2009 Tomas Mraz <> - 1.11.4-5 - rebuilt with new openssl * Mon Jul 27 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.11.4-4 - Rebuilt for -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #520454 - CVE-2009-3490 wget: incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update wget' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ Fedora-package-announce mailing list

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