GLSA-201206-22 : Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 59675
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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-22 (Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samba. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, take ownership of shared files, or bypass file permissions. Furthermore, a local attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive information in a Samba credentials file.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-3.5.15'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59675

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201206-22.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 6/25/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:samba, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/24/2012

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Samba SetInformationPolicy AuditEventsInfo Heap Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-2948, CVE-2010-0728, CVE-2010-1635, CVE-2010-1642, CVE-2010-2063, CVE-2010-3069, CVE-2011-0719, CVE-2011-1678, CVE-2011-2724, CVE-2012-0870, CVE-2012-1182, CVE-2012-2111

BID: 36572, 36573, 38326, 38606, 40097, 40884, 43212, 46597, 49939, 52103, 52973, 53307

GLSA: 201206-22

CWE: 264