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Forum Thread: How do I update?

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Brussels How do I update?
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Last edited on 7th Feb, 2013 19:37

The version detected of GNU wget 1.x was while the latest version including one or more security fixes is 1.12.

I have it figured out that this program goes with the Notepad++ program.

Brussels false positive
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Never mind folks. The cause wasn't Notepad++

The insecure file was in the "Wiley CulinarE-Companion 4" folder on my computer. I spoke with the people at Wiley Culinar and they said it must be a "false positive" since they have no reports of vulnerabilities for CulinarE-Companion.

Were do I report false positives here?
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mogs RE: How do I update?
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There is a vulnerability shown here :-


Vulnerability Report: GNU wget 1.x
This vulnerability report for GNU wget 1.x contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in GNU wget 1.x then you are more than welcome to contact us.

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Affected By 3 Secunia advisories
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Unpatched 33% (1 of 3 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting GNU wget 1.x, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Less critical .

But I cannot find that Wiley CulinarE- Companion 4 is in the Secunia database.

Support will maybe pick up on this thread in the morning and be able to clarify further.....

Hope it helps.....regards..........

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