Debian Security Advisory DSA 2175-1 (samba)

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

CVSS Base Vector:

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.

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

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)


CVSS Score

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