Mandriva Update for samba MDVSA-2010:090-1 (samba)

Published: 2010-05-17 14:00:10
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of samba

Affected Versions:
samba on Mandriva Linux 2010.0, Mandriva Linux 2010.0/X86_64

Technical Details:
Multiple vulnerabilies has been found and corrected in samba: client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba does not verify that the (1) device name and (2) mountpoint strings are composed of valid characters, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (mtab corruption) via a crafted string (CVE-2010-0547). client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba allows local users to mount a CIFS share on an arbitrary mountpoint, and gain privileges, via a symlink attack on the mountpoint directory file (CVE-2010-0787). The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to correct these issues. Update: It was discovered that the previous Samba update required libtalloc from Samba4 Linux Distribution Package. Therefore, this update provides the required Linux Distribution Packages in order to fix the issue.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated 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-2010-0547
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0787

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2010-05/msg00011.php

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.4
Published
2010-05-17
Modified
2018-01-08
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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