CentOS Update for samba CESA-2010:0488 centos3 i386

Published: 2010-08-20 12:57:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
Check for the Version of samba

Affected Versions:
samba on CentOS 3

Technical Details:
Samba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, and other information. An 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) Red Hat would like to thank the Samba team for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jun Mao as the original reporter. Users of Samba are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted automatically.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2063

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-August/016910.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2010-08-20
Modified
2018-01-24
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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