|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-1000|
|Date Published:||16 Nov 2017|
|Last Updated:||26 Dec 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| GNU wget prior to 1.19.2 |
|Vulnerability Description||A heap buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Wget. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of HTTP responses with chunked transfer encoding within the fd_read_body() function. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to make an HTTP request to the affected application.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: GNU Wget fd_read_body Heap Buffer Overflow