Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : samba vulnerability (USN-1374-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Andy Davis discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain AndX
offsets. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to
the server and cause a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected samba package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58131 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52103

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0870