FreeBSD : socat -- format string vulnerability (180)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: socat

See also :

http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/advisory/socat-adv-1.html
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#seamonkey1.0.3
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-13.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-44.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-47.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-48.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-49.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-50.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-51.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-52.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-53.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-54.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-55.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-56.html
http://www.nosystem.com.ar/advisories/advisory-07.txt
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/f3017ce1-32a4-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15812 (freebsd_socat_1403.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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