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[ MDVSA-2010:183 ] socat Sep 15 2010 03:24PM
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2010:183
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : socat
Date : September 15, 2010
Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in socat:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the nestlex function in nestlex.c
in Socat 1.5.0.0 through 1.7.1.2 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b3,
when bidirectional data relay is enabled, allows context-dependent
attackers to execute arbitrary code via long command-line arguments
(CVE-2010-2799).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2799
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
986897a5455fe890db28a865d841c898 mes5/i586/socat-1.6.0.0-4.1mdvmes5.1.i586.rpm
b0eeb05a0aa40689073b90d2ad9c0c52 mes5/SRPMS/socat-1.6.0.0-4.1mdvmes5.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
a945969d69509c99a7433c3077c245de mes5/x86_64/socat-1.6.0.0-4.1mdvmes5.1.x86_64.rpm
b0eeb05a0aa40689073b90d2ad9c0c52 mes5/SRPMS/socat-1.6.0.0-4.1mdvmes5.1.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/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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