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RHSA-2003-138: samba

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the samba packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated Samba packages that fix a security vulnerability are now available.

Samba is a suite of utilities which provides file and printer sharing
services to SMB/CIFS clients.

A security vulnerability has been found in versions of Samba up to and
including 2.2.8. An anonymous user could exploit the vulnerability to
gain root access on the target machine. Note that this is a different
vulnerability than the one fixed by RHSA-2003:096.

An exploit for this vulnerability is publicly available.

All users of Samba are advised to update to the packages listed in this
erratum, which contain a backported patch correcting this vulnerability.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-138.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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