Scientific Linux Security Update : samba on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60805
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn input sanitization flaw was found in the way Samba parsed client data. A malicious client could send a specially crafted SMB packet to the Samba server, resulting in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the Samba server (smbd). (CVE-2010-2063)
After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted automatically.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.