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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-0219: socat: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-0219: socat: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-socat

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