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openSUSE-SU-2012:0809-1: socat: Fixed a buffer overflow
openSUSE Security Update: socat: Fixed a buffer overflow
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:0809-1
Rating: low
References: #759859
Cross-References: CVE-2012-0219
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.1
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


This update of socat fixes a buffer overflow in READLINE
output mode.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2012-348

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2012-348

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 12.1 (i586 x86_64):

socat-1.7.1.3-8.4.1
socat-debuginfo-1.7.1.3-8.4.1
socat-debugsource-1.7.1.3-8.4.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

socat-1.7.1.3-6.1
socat-debuginfo-1.7.1.3-6.1
socat-debugsource-1.7.1.3-6.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0219.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/759859


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