socat - 'socket cat' - multipurpose relay for bidirectional data transfer

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic x86_64
Package name socat
Package version
Package release alt1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 852.43 KB
Download size 852.43 KB
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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.  These modes include generation of
"listening" sockets, named pipes, and pseudo terminals.


Package Version Architecture Repository
socat- i586 Classic
socat - - -


Name Value
/lib64/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rpmlib(SetVersions) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
socat =


Type URL
Binary Package socat-
Source Package socat-

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] x86_64 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install socat rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install socat




2017-03-13 - Fr. Br. George <>
- Autobuild version bump to
2016-07-26 - Fr. Br. George <>
- Autobuild version bump to
2015-01-28 - Fr. Br. George <>
- Autobuild version bump to
2014-07-03 - Fr. Br. George <>
- Restore libwrap dependency
2014-04-22 - Fr. Br. George <>
- Autobuild version bump to
- Remove libwrap dependency
2013-05-27 - Dmitry V. Levin <>
- Updated to (fixes CVE-2013-3571).
2012-05-14 - Dmitry V. Levin <>
- Updated to
2012-05-12 - Dmitry V. Levin <>
- Updated to
2010-10-01 - Dmitry V. Levin <>
- Rebuilt with
2010-08-04 - Alexander Myltsev <>
- New version: CVE-2010-2799 fixed (closes #23839).

See Also

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