openSUSE 10 Security Update : cifs-mount (cifs-mount-5294)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Samba has been updated to fix a security problem :

CVE-2008-1105: Secunia research discovered vulnerability in Samba,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable
system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the
'receive_smb_raw()' function in lib/util_sock.c when parsing SMB
packets. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow
via an overly large SMB packet received in a client context.

Solution :

Update the affected cifs-mount packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33100 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1105

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