Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : socat (MDVSA-2013:170)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in socat :

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

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version
( which is not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected socat package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66689 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60170

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3571

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