Mandriva: 2013:127: socat
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated socat package fixes security vulnerability: Heap-based buffer overflow in the xioscan_readline function in xio-readline.c in socat 1.4.0.0 through 1.7.2.0 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via the READLINE [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:127
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : socat
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated socat package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Heap-based buffer overflow in the xioscan_readline function in
 xio-readline.c in socat 1.4.0.0 through 1.7.2.0 and 2.0.0-b1 through
 2.0.0-b4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via the READLINE
 address (CVE-2012-0219).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0219
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0138
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 5a8dd5f518aca22b6e299658accf3778  mbs1/x86_64/socat-1.7.2.1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 8b0a1768c621c6195e21d17d37bac4d1  mbs1/SRPMS/socat-1.7.2.1-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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