SuSE 10 Security Update : Samba (ZYPP Patch Number 4719)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29391


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes two buffer overflows in nmbd (CVE-2007-4572 / CVE-2007-5398). Remote attackers could potentially exploit them to execute arbitrary code.

The updated packages additionally contain fixes for numerous other defects. Please refer to the package changelog for details.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4719.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29391

File Name: suse_cifs-mount-4719.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4572, CVE-2007-5398

CWE: 119