CVE-2010-2799

NameCVE-2010-2799
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the nestlex function in nestlex.c in Socat 1.5.0.0 through 1.7.1.2 and 2.0.0-b1 through 2.0.0-b3, when bidirectional data relay is enabled, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via long command-line arguments.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2090-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs591443

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
socat (PTS)wheezy1.7.1.3-1.4fixed
jessie1.7.2.4-2fixed
stretch1.7.3.1-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.7.3.2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
socatsource(unstable)1.7.1.3-1medium591443
socatsourcelenny1.6.0.1-1+lenny1mediumDSA-2090-1

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