GLSA-200705-15 : Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 25236


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-15 (Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Samba contains a logical error in the smbd daemon when translating local SID to user names (CVE-2007-2444). Furthermore, Samba contains several bugs when parsing NDR encoded RPC parameters (CVE-2007-2446).
Lastly, Samba fails to properly sanitize remote procedure input provided via Microsoft Remote Procedure Calls (CVE-2007-2447).
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to gain root privileges via various vectors.
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-3.0.24-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 25236

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200705-15.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/05/16

Modified: 2016/04/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/05/14

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Samba "username map script" Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2444, CVE-2007-2446, CVE-2007-2447

OSVDB: 34698, 34699, 34700, 34731, 34732, 34733

GLSA: 200705-15