GLSA-200705-15 : Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 25236
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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).
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to gain root privileges via various vectors.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-3.0.24-r2'