Upstream information

CVE-2010-2799 at MITRE

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the nestlex function in nestlex.c in Socat 1.5.0.0 through 1.7.1.2 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b3, when bidirectional data relay is enabled, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via long command-line arguments.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 627475 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-socat
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-socat
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA socat
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA socat
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6407
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 for x86
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.10.1
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 8186


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP3 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 socat Released