SuSE 10 Security Update : samba (ZYPP Patch Number 2556)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29575


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


A logic error in the deferred open code can lead to an infinite loop in Samba's smbd daemon. (CVE-2007-0452)

In addition the following changes are included with these packages :

- Move tdb utils to the client package.

- The version string of binaries reported by the -V option now include the package version control system version number.

- Fix time value reporting in libsmbclient; [#195285].

- Store and restore NT hashes as string compatible values;

- Added winbindd null sid fix; [#185053].

- Fix from Alison Winters of SGI to build even if make_vscan is 0.

- Send correct workstation name to prevent NT_STATUS_INVALID_WORKSTATION beeing returned in samlogon; [#148645], [#161051].


Apply ZYPP patch number 2556.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29575

File Name: suse_samba-2556.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/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: 2007/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0452