openSUSE Security Update : socat (openSUSE-2015-324)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 83083
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
Descriptionsocat was updated 126.96.36.199 to fix one security issue and bugs.
The following vulnerabilities were fixed :
- socats PROXY-CONNECT address was vulnerable to a buffer overflow with data from command line (CVE-2014-0019, boo#860991)
The following bugs were fixed :
- socat would frequently crash on ppc and armv7l (boo#927161)
- various other bug fixes in 188.8.131.52
SolutionUpdate the affected socat packages.