SuSE 10 Security Update : Samba (ZYPP Patch Number 7985)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58299

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

This update of Samba fixes a heap-based buffer overflow that could be exploited by remote, unauthenticated attackers to crash the smbd daemon or potentially execute arbitrary code via specially crafted SMB AndX request packets. (CVE-2012-0870)

Also fixed two non security bugs :

- Fix to handle domain join using NetBIOS name;.
(bnc#633729)

- Fixed the DFS referral response for msdfs root;.
(bnc#703655)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7985.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0870.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58299

File Name: suse_cifs-mount-7985.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/03/09

Updated: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.9

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

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: 2012/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0870