This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
socat 126.96.36.199 before 188.8.131.52 and 2.0.0-b1 before 2.0.0-b6, when used
for a listen type address and the fork option is enabled, allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor
consumption) via multiple request that are refused based on the (1)
sourceport, (2) lowport, (3) range, or (4) tcpwrap restrictions.
See also :
Run 'yum update socat' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69760 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-3571