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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 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.
(CVE-2007-0454).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28011 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0452
CVE-2007-0454

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