Debian Security Advisory DSA 1327-1 (gsambad)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:19:52
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
Steve Kemp from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that gsambad, a GTK+ configuration tool for samba, uses temporary files in an unsafe manner which may be exploited to truncate arbitrary files from the local system. For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 0.1.4-2etch1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed shortly. We recommend that you upgrade your gsambad Linux Distribution Package.

The remote host is missing an update to gsambad announced via advisory DSA 1327-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

CVSS Score

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