Debian Security Advisory DSA 2175-1 (samba)

Published: 2011-03-09 04:54:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Technical Details:
Volker Lendecke discovered that missing range checks in Samba's file descriptor handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial of service.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to samba announced via advisory DSA 2175-1.

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.5-4lenny14. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your samba Linux Distribution 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-2011-0719

References:

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%202175-1

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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