Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[gentoo-announce] GLSA: samba
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
pjp
Administrator
Administrator


Joined: 16 Apr 2002
Posts: 16108
Location: Colorado

PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2002 2:40 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-announce] GLSA: samba Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
- - --------------------------------------------------------------------
GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200211-007
- - --------------------------------------------------------------------

PACKAGE : samba
SUMMARY : remote root access
DATE : 2002-11-21 09:11 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote

- - --------------------------------------------------------------------

- From 2.2.7 release notes:

There was a bug in the length checking for encrypted password change
requests from clients. A client could potentially send an encrypted
password, which, when decrypted with the old hashed password could be
used as a buffer overrun attack on the stack of smbd. The attach would
have to be crafted such that converting a DOS codepage string to little
endian UCS2 unicode would translate into an executable block of code.

Read the full release notes at
http://se.samba.org/samba/whatsnew/samba-2.2.7.html

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-fs/samba-2.2.5-r1 and earlier update their systems as follows:

emerge rsync
emerge samba
emerge clean

- - --------------------------------------------------------------------
aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at www.gentoo.org/~aliz
woodchip@gentoo.org
- - --------------------------------------------------------------------
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----


Mailing List Archive: Unavailable
_________________
lolgov. 'cause where we're going, you don't have civil liberties.

In Loving Memory
1787 - 2008
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum