Debian DSA-2812-1 : samba - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 71275
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Two security issues were found in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server :

- CVE-2013-4408 It was discovered that multiple buffer overflows in the processing of DCE-RPC packets may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2013-4475 Hemanth Thummala discovered that ACLs were not checked when opening files with alternate data streams. This issue is only exploitable if the VFS modules vfs_streams_depot and/or vfs_streams_xattr are used.


Upgrade the samba packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze11.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 3.6.6-6+deb7u2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71275

File Name: debian_DSA-2812.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/10/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:samba, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4408, CVE-2013-4475

BID: 63646

DSA: 2812