Debian Security Advisory DSA 1291-2 (samba)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:17:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201291-2

Technical Details:
This update to DSA-1291 covers the old stable version of Debian, 3.1 (sarge). The current stable distribution, 4.0 (etch) was updated previously. Several issues have been identified in Samba, the SMB/CIFS file- and print-server implementation for GNU/Linux. CVE-2007-2446 Various bugs in Samba's NDR parsing can allow a user to send specially crafted MS-RPC requests that will overwrite the heap space with user defined data. CVE-2007-2447 Unescaped user input parameters are passed as arguments to /bin/sh allowing for remote command execution For the old stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.14a-3sarge6 We recommend that you upgrade your samba Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to samba announced via advisory DSA 1291-2.

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-2007-2446
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-2447

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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