OpenCSW question about package wget

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Thu Jan 22 10:31:44 CET 2015

Hi Doug,

> Am 22.01.2015 um 05:13 schrieb doug.poland at
> I was wondering if you have plans to build and deploy wget 1.16?  It seems CVE-2014-4877 (GNU Wget Symlink Arbitrary Filesystem Access Vulnerability) exists in 1.15 and below.

Yes, I am working on it. Unfortunately wget 1.16.1 does not compile easily on Solaris,
I am working with upstream to resolve this.

Best regards

  — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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