Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Brian Gorenc discovered that Samba incorrectly calculated array bounds
when handling remote procedure calls (RPC) over the network. A remote,
unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code
as the root user. (CVE-2012-1182).
Update the affected samba package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true