Oracle Linux 3 / 4 / 5 : samba (ELSA-2007-1114)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67620


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:1114 :

Updated samba packages that fix a security issue and a bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Samba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, and other information.

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.

Red Hat would like to thank Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research for responsibly disclosing this issue.

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.

Users of Samba are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve these issues.


Update the affected samba packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67620

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-1114.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/05/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:samba-swat, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:3, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/11

Reference Information

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

BID: 26791, 27163

OSVDB: 39191

RHSA: 2007:1114

CWE: 119