Scientific Linux Security Update : samba on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60328

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A 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.
(CVE-2007-6015)

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?82677a9f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60328

File Name: sl_20071210_samba_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4572, CVE-2007-6015

CWE: 119