SuSE9 Security Update : Samba (YOU Patch Number 12165)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Samba has been updated to fix a security problem :

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

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.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12165.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41214 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1105

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