USN-617-1: Samba vulnerabilities
17 June 2008
- samba -
Samba developers discovered that nmbd could be made to overrun
a buffer during the processing of GETDC logon server requests.
When samba is configured as a Primary or Backup Domain Controller,
a remote attacker could send malicious logon requests and possibly
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-4572)
Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research discovered that Samba did not
properly perform bounds checking when parsing SMB replies. A remote
attacker could send crafted SMB packets and execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the