Fedora 14 : socat- (2011-0098)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52552


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Upgrade to

- Includes fix for CVE-2010-2799 Stack overflow by lexical scanning of nested character patterns

- Resolves https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=620430

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Update the affected socat package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52552

File Name: fedora_2011-0098.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/07

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:socat, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2799

BID: 42112

FEDORA: 2011-0098