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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-170

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-170
Posted May 29, 2013
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-170 - Under certain circumstances an FD leak occurs and can be misused for denial of service attacks against socat running in server mode. The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version which is not vulnerable to this issue.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2013-3571
MD5 | 14027f389f66fb8ba5e5e1bbcbe98420

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-170

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