FreeBSD : socat -- FD leak (6d87c2e9-c64d-11e2-9c22-50465d9ff992)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66631


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Gerhard Rieger reports :

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


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66631

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6d87c2e9c64d11e29c2250465d9ff992.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/05/28

Modified: 2014/05/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:socat, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3571