Scientific Linux Security Update : samba on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Samba
authenticates remote users. A remote unauthenticated user could
trigger this flaw to cause the Samba server to crash, or execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the Samba server.

This update also fixes a regression caused by the fix for
CVE-2007-4572, which prevented some clients from being able to
properly access shares.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60328 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4572