openSUSE Security Update : cifs-mount (openSUSE-SU-2010:0659-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow in the sid_parse() function of samba could
potentially be exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary code

Additionally the update also contains fixes for the following
non-security issues: bnc#573246 - mounted shares via mount.cifs
disappear when dhclient renews lease bnc#617153 - new printers are not
seen in samba with registry bnc#630812 - net ads join failing due to
malformed UPN bnc#632055 - No authentication dialog to access SMB
share through Nautilus bnc#632852 - root preexec does not work as

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected cifs-mount packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49670 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3069

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