openSUSE 10 Security Update : cifs-mount (cifs-mount-5294)
High Nessus Plugin ID 33100
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSamba has been updated to fix a security problem :
CVE-2008-1105: Secunia research discovered vulnerability in Samba, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the 'receive_smb_raw()' function in lib/util_sock.c when parsing SMB packets. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via an overly large SMB packet received in a client context.
SolutionUpdate the affected cifs-mount packages.