SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : Samba (SAT Patch Numbers 3099 / 3100)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50895


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


A buffer overflow in the sid_parse() function of samba could potentially be exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3069)

Additionally the update also contains fixes for the following non-security issues :

- Failed to join ADS Domain. (bnc#567013)

- Samba 3.0 / 3.2 doesn't work with Windows 2008 R2 (NTLMv2). (bnc#592198)

- SAMBA - Problem using NTLM authentication with 2008R2.

- winbindd crashes in rpcclisettimeout. (bnc#613459)

- new printers are not seen in samba with registry.


Apply SAT patch number 3099 / 3100 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50895

File Name: suse_11_cifs-mount-100914.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cifs-mount, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ldapsmb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libsmbclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libsmbclient0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtalloc1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtalloc1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtdb1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtdb1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libwbclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libwbclient0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-client-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-krb-printing, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-vscan, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:samba-winbind-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3069