FreeBSD : socat -- FD leak (6d87c2e9-c64d-11e2-9c22-50465d9ff992)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Gerhard Rieger reports :

Under certain circumstances an FD leak occurs and can be misused for
denial of service attacks against socat running in server mode.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q2/411
http://www.nessus.org/u?1ab8c2c7

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66631 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3571

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