openSUSE Security Update : socat (openSUSE-2016-215) (Logjam)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88775
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VPR Score: 2.2


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for socat fixes the following issues :

Changes in socat :

- update to, security fixes :

- Socat security advisory 7 and MSVR-1499: 'Bad DH p parameter in OpenSSL' (boo#938913 and CVE-2015-4000).

- Socat security advisory 8: 'Stack overflow in arguments parser' (boo#964844)

- Update to version

- Too many changes to list; please read the CHANGES file for news


Update the affected socat packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88775

File Name: openSUSE-2016-215.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/17/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4000