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

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An input sanitization flaw was found in the way Samba parsed client
data. A malicious client could send a specially crafted SMB packet to
the Samba server, resulting in arbitrary code execution with the
privileges of the Samba server (smbd). (CVE-2010-2063)

After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60805 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2063