Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDVSA-2011:038)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52469
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in samba :
All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to a denial of service caused by memory corruption. Range checks on file descriptors being used in the FD_SET macro were not present allowing stack corruption. This can cause the Samba code to crash or to loop attempting to select on a bad file descriptor set (CVE-2011-0719).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.