This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in socat :
Stack-based buffer overflow in socat 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11 and
2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b6 allows local users to cause a denial of
service (segmentation fault) via a long server name in the
PROXY-CONNECT address in the command line (CVE-2014-0019).
The updated packages have been upgraded to the 18.104.22.168 version which
is not vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected socat package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true