GLSA-200903-07 : Samba: Data disclosure

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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-200903-07
(Samba: Data disclosure)

Samba does not properly check memory boundaries when handling trans,
rans2, and nttrans requests.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted requests to a Samba
daemon, leading to the disclosure of arbitrary memory or to a Denial of

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-3.0.33'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35797 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32494

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4314