SuSE9 Security Update : Samba (YOU Patch Number 12165)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41214


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


Samba has been updated to fix a security problem :

- Secunia research discovered a vulnerability in Samba, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. (CVE-2008-1105)

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.


Apply YOU patch number 12165.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41214

File Name: suse9_12165.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2008/05/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1105

CWE: 119