Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDKSA-2004:104)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Karol Wiesek discovered a bug in the input validation routines used to
convert DOS path names to path names on the Samba host's file system.
This bug can be exploited to gain access to files outside of the
share's path as defined in the smb.conf configuration file. This
vulnerability exists in all samba 2.2.x versions up to and including
2.2.11 and also in samba 3.0.x up to and including 3.0.5.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15413 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-104.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0815

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