Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDKSA-2004:104)
High Nessus Plugin ID 15413
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionKarol Wiesek discovered a bug in the input validation routines used to convert DOS path names to path names on the Samba host's file system.
This bug can be exploited to gain access to files outside of the share's path as defined in the smb.conf configuration file. This vulnerability exists in all samba 2.2.x versions up to and including 2.2.11 and also in samba 3.0.x up to and including 3.0.5.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.