SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Samba (SAT Patch Number 6211)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of Samba fixes one security issue and several bugs.

The security fix is :

- Ensure that users cannot hand out their own privileges
to everyone, only administrators are allowed to do that.
(CVE-2012-2111) The non-security bug fixes merged from
upstream Samba are :

- Fix default name resolve order. (docs-xml, bso#7564).

- Fix a segfault in vfs_aio_fork. (s3-aio-fork, bso#8836).

- Remove whitespace in example samba.ldif. (docs,
bso#8789)

- Move print_backend_init() behind init_system_info().
(s3-smbd, bso#8845)

- Prepend '/' to filename argument. (s3-docs, bso#8826)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757576
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2111.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6211.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58943 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53307

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2111

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