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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2012-87

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

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.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update socat to update your system.

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