Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDVSA-2008:108)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Samba, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. A
boundary error within the receive_smb_raw() function in
lib/util_sock.c can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow
via an overly large SMB packet received in a client context.

The updated packages have been patched to fix the issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36348 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-108.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29404

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1105

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