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 >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2003:044: samba


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:044: samba

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the samba package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:044 (samba).


An exploitable buffer overflow was discovered in the Samba server that can lead
to an anonymous remote root compromise. The Samba Team also discovered some
potential overflows during an internal code audit which was done in response to
the previously noted buffer overflow problem.
All versions of Samba prior to 2.2.8a are vulnerable. The provided updates
contain a patch from the Samba Team to correct the issue.
An exploit is known to exist and all Mandrake Linux users are encouraged to
upgrade immediately.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:044
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7295

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Acer Aspire V5-571P Laptop Motherboard w/ Intel i3-2377M CPU NB.M4911.003
$28.73
Acer Aspire V5-571P Laptop Motherboard w/ Intel i3-2377M CPU NB.M4911.003 pictureSamsung NP300E5E Laptop Motherboard with Intel i3-3120M 2.5Ghz CPU BA92-12189A
$22.99
Samsung NP300E5E Laptop Motherboard with Intel i3-3120M 2.5Ghz CPU BA92-12189A pictureAluminium 360mm Thread Heat Radiator Exchanger for PC CPU Water Cooling HeatSink
$45.85
Aluminium 360mm Thread Heat Radiator Exchanger for PC CPU Water Cooling HeatSink pictureAsus F1A75-M Pro Motherboard w/AMD A4-3400 CPU, 4GB RAM
$55.0
Asus F1A75-M Pro Motherboard w/AMD A4-3400 CPU, 4GB RAM picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.