SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Samba (SAT Patch Number 6124)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

A remote code execution flaw in Samba has been fixed :

- PIDL based autogenerated code uses client supplied size
values which allows attackers to write beyond the
allocated array size. (CVE-2012-1182)

Also the following bugs have been fixed :

- Samba printer name marshalling problems. (bnc#722663)

- mount.cifs: properly update mtab during remount.
(bnc#747906)

- s3: compile IDL files in autogen, some configure tests
need this.

- Fix incorrect types in the full audit VFS module. Add
null terminators to audit log enums. (bnc#742885)

- Do not map POSIX execute permission to Windows
FILE_READ_ATTRIBUTES; (bso#8631);. (bnc#732572)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722663
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732572
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742885
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=747906
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752797
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1182.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6124.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58764 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1182

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