SuSE9 Security Update : Samba (YOU Patch Number 12002)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41171


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of Samba fixes a buffer overflow in function send_mailslot() that allows to overwrite the stack with zero-bytes.


Apply YOU patch number 12002.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41171

File Name: suse9_12002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: 2007/12/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6015

CWE: 119