CVE-2017-6508

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-03-07
CWE:
CWE-77
Bugzilla:
1429984: CVE-2017-6508 wget: CRLF injection in the url_parse function in url.c
A CRLF injection flaw was found in the way wget handled URLs. A remote attacker could use this flaw to inject arbitrary HTTP headers in requests, via CRLF sequences in the host sub-component of a URL, by tricking a user running wget into processing crafted URLs.

Find out more about CVE-2017-6508 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 wget Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 wget Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wget Will not fix

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