Fedora 15 : samba-3.5.14-73.fc15.1 (2012-5805)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58823


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix for CVE-2012-1182.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected samba package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58823

File Name: fedora_2012-5805.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/23

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:samba, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/13

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Samba SetInformationPolicy AuditEventsInfo Heap Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1182

BID: 52973

FEDORA: 2012-5805