Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : socat (MDVSA-2013:127)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66139
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdated socat package fixes security vulnerability :
Heap-based buffer overflow in the xioscan_readline function in xio-readline.c in socat 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via the READLINE address (CVE-2012-0219).
SolutionUpdate the affected socat package.