Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDVSA-2013:207)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in samba :

Integer overflow in the read_nttrans_ea_list function in nttrans.c in
smbd in Samba 3.x before 3.5.22, 3.6.x before 3.6.17, and 4.x before
4.0.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
consumption) via a malformed packet (CVE-2013-4124).

The updated packages for Enterprise Server 5.2 has been patched to
correct this issue.

The updated packages for Business Server 1 has been upgraded to the
3.6.17 version which resolves many upstream bugs and is not vulnerable
to this issue. Additionally the libtevent packages are being provided
which is a requirement since samba 3.6.16.

See also :

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.13.html
http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.14.html
http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.15.html
http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.16.html
http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.17.html
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2013-4124

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69230 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61597

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4124

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