GLSA-200412-13 : Samba: Integer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-13
(Samba: Integer overflow)

Samba contains a bug when unmarshalling specific MS-RPC requests from

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Samba, which could be the root user.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-3.0.9-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15997 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1154