Upstream information

CVE-2012-0219 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xioscan_readline function in xio-readline.c in socat 1.4.0.0 through 1.7.2.0 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via the READLINE address.

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 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 759859 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-socat
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • socat >= 1.7.0.0-1.16.1


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLED-10-SP3 socat Released
SLED-10-SP4 socat Released
SLES-10-SP3 socat Released
SLES-10-SP4 socat Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 socat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 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 Business All-in-One 11 SP1 socat Released