Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDKSA-2004:071)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in SWAT, the Samba Web Administration
Tool. The routine used to decode the base64 data during HTTP basic
authentication is subject to a buffer overrun caused by an invalid
base64 character. This same code is also used to internally decode the
sambaMungedDial attribute value when using the ldapsam passdb backend,
and to decode input given to the ntlm_auth tool.

This vulnerability only exists in Samba versions 3.0.2 or later; the
3.0.5 release fixes the vulnerability. Systems using SWAT, the ldapsam
passdb backend, and tose running winbindd and allowing third- party
applications to issue authentication requests via ntlm_auth tool
should upgrade immediately. (CVE-2004-0600)

A buffer overrun has been located in the code used to support the
'mangling method = hash' smb.conf option. Please be aware that the
default setting for this parameter is 'mangling method = hash2' and
therefore not vulnerable. This bug is present in Samba 3.0.0 and
later, as well as Samba 2.2.X (CVE-2004-0686)

This update also fixes a bug where attempting to print in some cases
would cause smbd to exit with a signal 11.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14170 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-071.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0600

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