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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0019

Original release date: 02/04/2014
Last revised: 02/21/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in socat 1.3.0.0 through 1.7.2.2 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a long server name in the PROXY-CONNECT address in the command line.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2014:033
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140128 Socat security advisory 5 - PROXY-CONNECT address overflow
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/contrib/socat-secadv5.txt
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2014-1811
External Source: BID
Name: 65201
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2014-1795
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 102612

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