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

High Nessus Plugin ID 58299


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


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;.

- Fixed the DFS referral response for msdfs root;.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7985.

See Also

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

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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