Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Samba developers discovered that nmbd could be made to overrun a
buffer during the processing of GETDC logon server requests. When
samba is configured as a Primary or Backup Domain Controller, a remote
attacker could send malicious logon requests and possibly cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2007-4572)
Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research discovered that nmbd did not properly
check the length of netbios packets. When samba is configured as a
WINS server, a remote attacker could send multiple crafted requests
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28251 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4572CVE-2007-5398
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