SuSE9 Security Update : Samba (YOU Patch Number 12622)

High Nessus Plugin ID 47568


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


This update of the Samba server package fixes the following security issue :

- A buffer overrun was possible in chain_reply code in 3.3.x and below, which could be used to crash the samba server or potentially execute code. (CVE-2010-2063)

Also, the following bug has been fixed :

- An uninitialized variable read could cause smbd to crash (bso#7254, bnc#605935).


Apply YOU patch number 12622.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47568

File Name: suse9_12622.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/14

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Samba chain_reply Memory Corruption (Linux x86))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2063