SuSE 10 Security Update : Samba (ZYPP Patch Number 7985)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of Samba fixes a heap-based buffer overflow that could be
exploited by remote, unauthenticated attackers to crash the smbd
daemon or potentially execute arbitrary code via specially crafted SMB
AndX request packets. (CVE-2012-0870)

Also fixed two non security bugs :

- Fix to handle domain join using NetBIOS name;.
(bnc#633729)

- Fixed the DFS referral response for msdfs root;.
(bnc#703655)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0870.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7985.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58299 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0870

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