Fedora 19 : socat- (2013-9457)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 67359


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix for CVE-2013-3571: Denial of service due to file descriptor

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected socat package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 67359

File Name: fedora_2013-9457.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:socat, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3571

BID: 60170

FEDORA: 2013-9457