Fedora 12 : socat-1.7.1.3-1.fc12 (2010-13403)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This resolves CVE-2010-2799 Socat: Stack overflow by lexical scanning
of nested character patterns

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=620426
http://www.nessus.org/u?eb9a2971

Solution :

Update the affected socat package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49059 (fedora_2010-13403.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2799

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