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[DSA200] DSA-200-1 samba

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-200-1 samba

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Steve Langasek found an exploitable bug in the password handling
code in samba: when converting from DOS code-page to little endian
UCS2 unicode a buffer length was not checked and a buffer could
be overflowed. There is no known exploit for this, but an upgrade
is strongly recommended.
This problem has been fixed in version 2.2.3a-12 of the Debian
samba packages and upstream version 2.2.7.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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