CentOS Update for samba3x CESA-2014:0866 centos5

Published: 2014-07-15 10:25:19
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Affected Versions:
samba3x on CentOS 5

Technical Details:
Samba is an open-source implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) or Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol, which allows PC-compatible machines to share files, printers, and other information. A denial of service flaw was found in the way the sys_recvfile() function of nmbd, the NetBIOS message block daemon, processed non-blocking sockets. An attacker could send a specially crafted packet that, when processed, would cause nmbd to enter an infinite loop and consume an excessive amount of CPU time. (CVE-2014-0244) It was discovered that smbd, the Samba file server daemon, did not properly handle certain files that were stored on the disk and used a valid Unicode character in the file name. An attacker able to send an authenticated non-Unicode request that attempted to read such a file could cause smbd to crash. (CVE-2014-3493) Red Hat would like to thank Daniel Berteaud of FIREWALL-SERVICES SARL for reporting CVE-2014-0244, and the Samba project for reporting CVE-2014-3493. The Samba project acknowledges Simon Arlott as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3493. All Samba users are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted automatically.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba3x' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0244
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-3493

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2014-July/020404.html

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.3
Published
2014-07-15
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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