openSUSE 10 Security Update : samba (samba-3350)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 27430


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted MS-RPC packets could overwrite heap memory and therfore could potentially be exploited to execute code (CVE-2007-2446).

Authenticated users could leverage specially crafted MS-RPC packets to pass arguments unfiltered to /bin/sh (CVE-2007-2447).

A bug in the local SID/Name translation routines may potentially result in a user being able to issue SMB protocol operations as root (CVE-2007-2444).


Update the affected samba packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 27430

File Name: suse_samba-3350.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:libmsrpc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmsrpc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmbclient-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmbclient-devel, 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-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:samba-winbind-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch 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