openSUSE Security Update : socat (openSUSE-SU-2012:0809-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74659


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of socat fixes a buffer overflow in READLINE output mode.


Update the affected socat packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74659

File Name: openSUSE-2012-348.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:socat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:socat-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:socat-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0219

OSVDB: 81969