Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : socat (MDVSA-2013:170)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 66689
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in socat :
Under certain circumstances an FD leak occurs and can be misused for denial of service attacks against socat running in server mode (CVE-2013-3571).
The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version (220.127.116.11) which is not vulnerable to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected socat package.