Mandriva: 2013:170: socat
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in socat: Under certain circumstances an FD leak occurs and can be misused for denial of service attacks against socat running in server mode (CVE-2013-3571). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:170
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : socat
 Date    : May 29, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in socat:
 
 Under certain circumstances an FD leak occurs and can be misused
 for denial of service attacks against socat running in server mode
 (CVE-2013-3571).
 
 The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version (1.7.2.2)
 which is not vulnerable to this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-3571
 http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/contrib/socat-secadv4.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 d29dbd50b3c37631ed9fbb661b99a328  mbs1/x86_64/socat-1.7.2.2-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 03220de8ca2cfb8e372927c1ea055304  mbs1/SRPMS/socat-1.7.2.2-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 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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