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Secunia Security Advisory 50268

Secunia Security Advisory 50268
Posted Aug 15, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for socat. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | 4f85d6da7a18e6be40ff4de0f30816d1

Secunia Security Advisory 50268

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for socat

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50268

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50268/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50268

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50268/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50268/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50268

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for socat. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable
system.

For more information:
SA49105

SOLUTION:
Update to "net-misc/socat-1.7.2.1" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201208-01:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201208-01.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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