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
(CVE-2010-3069).

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
expected

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-09/msg00044.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=573246
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=583535
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=617153
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=630812
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632055
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632852

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: 49670 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3069

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