openSUSE Security Update : socat (openSUSE-2016-215) (Logjam)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for socat fixes the following issues :

Changes in socat :

- update to 1.7.3.1, security fixes :

- Socat security advisory 7 and MSVR-1499: 'Bad DH p
parameter in OpenSSL' (boo#938913 and CVE-2015-4000).

- Socat security advisory 8: 'Stack overflow in arguments
parser' (boo#964844)

- Update to version 1.7.3.0

- Too many changes to list; please read the CHANGES file
for news

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=938913
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964844

Solution :

Update the affected socat packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88775 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4000

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