openSUSE 10 Security Update : samba (samba-1830)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27426


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- Prevent potential crash in winbindd's credential cache handling; [#184450].

- Fix memory exhaustion DoS; CVE-2006-3403; [#190468].

- Fix the munlock call, svn rev r16755 from Volker.

- Change the kerberos principal for LDAP authentication to [email protected] from host/[email protected]; [#184450].

- Ensure to link all required libraries to libnss_wins;

- Change log level of debug message to avaoid flodded nmbd log; [#157623].

- Add 'usershare allow guests = Yes' to the default config; [#144787].

- Add CHANGEPW kpasswd fallback to TCP; [#184945].

- Honour 'sn' attribute for eDir; [#176799].

- Adapt smbclient fix to smbtree to enable long share names; [#175999].

- Make smbclient -L use RPC to list shares, fall back to RAP; [#171311].

- Re-add in-forest domain trusts; [bso #3823].

- Remove SO_SNDBUF and SO_RCVBUF from socket options example; [#165723].

- Add wbinfo --own-domain; [#167344].

- Fix usability of pam_winbind on a Samba PDC; [bso #3800].

- Remove intrusive affinity patches for winbindd.

- Merge Volker's winbindd crash fix for half-opened connections in winbindd_cm.c (sessionsetup succeeded but tconX failed).

- Optimize lookup of user's group memberships via ExtendedDn LDAP control; [#168100].

- Restart winbind if the hostname is modified by the DHCP client; [#169260].

- Prevent passwords beeing swapped to disc; [#174834].

- Remove length limit from winbind cache cleanup function;

- Fix NDS_ldapsam memory leak.

- Only add password to linked list when necessary.

- Don't try cached credentials when changing passwords.

- Cleanup winbind linked list of credential caches.

- Use the index objectCategory attribute in AD LDAP requests.

- Adjust AD time difference when validating tickets.

- Add password change warning for passwords beeing too young.

- Remove experimental Heimdal KCM support.

- Added 'usershare allow guests' global parameter;

- Return domain name in samrquerydominfo 5; [#172756].

- Fix unauthorized access when logging in with pam_winbind; [#156385].

- Don't ever set O_SYNC on open unless 'strict sync = yes'; [#165431].

- Correct fix to exit from 'net' with an inproper configuration; [#163227], [#182749].


Update the affected samba packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27426

File Name: suse_samba-1830.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-client-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-winbind-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3403