Scientific Linux Security Update : samba3x on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

NOTE: This errata went out 2010-09-15, but this email was not sent.

A missing array boundary checking flaw was found in the way Samba
parsed the binary representation of Windows security identifiers
(SIDs). A malicious client could send a specially crafted SMB request
to the Samba server, resulting in arbitrary code execution with the
privileges of the Samba server (smbd). (CVE-2010-3069)

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60856 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3069