Upstream information

CVE-2013-3571 at MITRE

Description

socat 1.2.0.0 before 1.7.2.2 and 2.0.0-b1 before 2.0.0-b6, when used for a listen type address and the fork option is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption) via multiple request that are refused based on the (1) sourceport, (2) lowport, (3) range, or (4) tcpwrap restrictions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.6 1.5
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity High Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 821985 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.18.2
Patchnames:
sledsp4-socat-12384
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.18.2
Patchnames:
slessp4-socat-12384
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • socat >= 1.7.3.1-2.7
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA socat


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 socat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA socat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 socat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS socat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA socat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 socat Released