Scientific Linux Security Update : samba on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60328
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Samba authenticates remote users. A remote unauthenticated user could trigger this flaw to cause the Samba server to crash, or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the Samba server.
This update also fixes a regression caused by the fix for CVE-2007-4572, which prevented some clients from being able to properly access shares.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.