Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : samba vulnerabilities (USN-419-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in Samba's file opening code, which in certain
situations could lead to an endless loop, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2007-0452)

A format string overflow was discovered in Samba's ACL handling on AFS
shares. Remote users with access to an AFS share could create crafted
filenames and execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28011 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0452