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Fedora alert FEDORA-2014-1811 (socat)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 20 Update: socat-
Date:  Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:38:55 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2014-1811 2014-01-30 02:47:37 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : socat Product : Fedora 20 Version : Release : 1.fc20 URL : Summary : Bidirectional data relay between two data channels ('netcat++') Description : Socat is a relay for bidirectional data transfer between two independent data channels. Each of these data channels may be a file, pipe, device (serial line etc. or a pseudo terminal), a socket (UNIX, IP4, IP6 - raw, UDP, TCP), an SSL socket, proxy CONNECT connection, a file descriptor (stdin etc.), the GNU line editor (readline), a program, or a combination of two of these. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: Security update for CVE-2014-0019, which fixes a denial of service flaw in socat when using PROXY-CONNECT -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Wed Jan 29 2014 Paul Wouters <> - - Updated to for CVE-2014-0019 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #1057746 - CVE-2014-0019 socat: PROXY-CONNECT address overflow -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update socat' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list

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