Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 : Samba security problem fixed

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 54861


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


The samba packages in Slackware 8.1 and 9.0 have been upgraded to Samba 2.2.8a to fix a security problem. All sites running samba should upgrade.


Update the affected samba package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 54861

File Name: Slackware_f73b10152ece7c3315044a812bb8441a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/28

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:samba, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2003/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/04/07

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Samba trans2open Overflow (Solaris SPARC))

Reference Information

OSVDB: 4469