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openSUSE-SU-2015:0760-1: moderate: Security update for socat
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for socat
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2015:0760-1
Rating: moderate
References: #860991 #927161
Cross-References: CVE-2014-0019
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.1
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.

Description:

socat was updated 1.7.2.4 to fix one security issue and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed:

* socats PROXY-CONNECT address was vulnerable to a buffer overflow with
data from command line (CVE-2014-0019, boo#860991)

The following bugs were fixed:

* socat would frequently crash on ppc and armv7l (boo#927161)
* various other bug fixes in 1.7.2.4


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 13.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2015-324=1

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64):

socat-1.7.2.4-2.3.1
socat-debuginfo-1.7.2.4-2.3.1
socat-debugsource-1.7.2.4-2.3.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0019.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/860991
https://bugzilla.suse.com/927161


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