openSUSE Security Update : samba (openSUSE-SU-2012:0583-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- docs-xml: fix default name resolve order; (bso#7564).

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

- docs: remove whitespace in example samba.ldif;
(bso#8789).

- s3-smbd: move print_backend_init() behind
init_system_info(); (bso#8845).

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

- Restrict self granting privileges where security=ads for
Samba post-3.3.16; CVE-2012-2111; (bnc#757576).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-05/msg00003.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757576
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7564
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8789
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8826
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8836
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8845

Solution :

Update the affected samba packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74613 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2111

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