GLSA-200412-13 : Samba: Integer overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15997


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-13 (Samba: Integer overflow)

Samba contains a bug when unmarshalling specific MS-RPC requests from clients.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Samba, which could be the root user.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-3.0.9-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15997

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200412-13.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/12/19

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:samba, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1154

OSVDB: 12422

GLSA: 200412-13