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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0219

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.
Publish Date : 2012-06-21 Last Update Date : 2014-05-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0219

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Dest-unreach Socat 1.7.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Dest-unreach Socat 2.0.0 B4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Dest-unreach Socat 2.0.0 B3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Dest-unreach Socat 2.0.0 B2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Dest-unreach Socat 2.0.0 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Dest-unreach Socat 21

- References For CVE-2012-0219

http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/contrib/socat-secadv3.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53510
BID 53510 socat 'xioscan_readline()' Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-05-29
http://www.osvdb.org/81969
OSVDB 81969
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/14/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20120514 socat security advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:169
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:169
http://www.lwn.net/Articles/504742/
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0809
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201208-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201208-01
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081619.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-8274
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/081882.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-8328
http://secunia.com/advisories/49746
SECUNIA 49746
http://secunia.com/advisories/49105
SECUNIA 49105
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027064
SECTRACK 1027064

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0219

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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