Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200409-14] Samba: Remote printing vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200409-14] Samba: Remote printing vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Samba: Remote printing vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-14
(Samba: Remote printing vulnerability)


Due to a bug in the printer_notify_info() function, authorized users could
potentially crash the Samba server by sending improperly handled print
change notification requests in an invalid order. Windows XP SP2 clients
can trigger this behavior by sending a FindNextPrintChangeNotify() request
before previously sending a FindFirstPrintChangeNotify() request.

Impact

A remote authorized user could potentially crash a Samba server after
issuing these out of sequence requests.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.0.6.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/373619


Solution:
All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-fs/samba-3.0.6"
# emerge ">=net-fs/samba-3.0.6"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2004 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

NEW DELL Server Power Cord/Cables 15A 125V Heavy Duty 00R215 10ft 14AWG DP/N
$7.5
NEW DELL Server Power Cord/Cables 15A 125V Heavy Duty 00R215 10ft 14AWG DP/N  pictureIntel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-B21
$671.0
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-B21 pictureIntel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-L21
$650.0
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-L21 pictureIntel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 873643-L21
$625.0
Intel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 873643-L21 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.