MDKA-2007:001 : samba

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

A number of minor issues were present in the samba packages shipped
with Mandriva 2007.0. For users with filesystem quotas, samba would
not indicate the remaining quota as the free disk space (as
intended). Problems with storing accounts with upper-case usernames
in the smbpasswd passdb backend (tdbsam and ldapsam were not
affected). Errors in the pam.d file used in samba for pam 0.9x
prevented pam authentication (SWAT, and authentication to samba when
using 'obey pam restrictions = yes'). Users were being denied access
to shares which have a 'valid users' statement including a group the
user is a member of.

These issues have all been fixed in the updated packages. Note that
some of these fixes were only available in a new upstream version of
samba, which also changes some behaviour. Please consult the release
notes (http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.0.23d.html) before
upgrading. Specifically, note the 'RID Algorithms & Passdb' if you
use samba as a file server in a domain context.

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2007:001

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24539 (mandrake_MDKA-2007-001.nasl)

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