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[GLSA-200412-13] Samba: Integer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Samba: Integer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-13
(Samba: Integer overflow)


Samba contains a bug when unmarshalling specific MS-RPC requests from
clients.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Samba, which could be the root user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1154
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CAN-2004-1154.html


Solution:
All samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-3.0.9-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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