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CVE-2012-0219 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081619.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081882.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201208-01.xml
http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/contrib/socat-secadv3.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.lwn.net/Articles/504742/
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:169
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/14/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53510
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027064

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.5.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.6.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:2.0.0:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:2.0.0:b2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:2.0.0:b3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:2.0.0:b4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0219
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
05/09/2014