Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDKSA-2003:044)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An exploitable buffer overflow was discovered in the Samba server that
can lead to an anonymous remote root compromise. The Samba Team also
discovered some potential overflows during an internal code audit
which was done in response to the previously noted buffer overflow
problem.

All versions of Samba prior to 2.2.8a are vulnerable. The provided
updates contain a patch from the Samba Team to correct the issue.

An exploit is known to exist and all Mandrake Linux users are
encouraged to upgrade immediately.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14028 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-044.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0196
CVE-2003-0201

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