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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-22 ] Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201206-22)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: June 24, 2012
Bug(s): #290633, #310105, #323785, #332063, #337295, #356917, #382263, #386375, #405551, #411487, #414319
ID: 201206-22

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Samba, the worst of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.


Background

Samba is a suite of SMB and CIFS client/server programs.

Affected Packages

Package: net-fs/samba
Vulnerable: < 3.5.15
Unaffected: >= 3.5.15
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samba. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root
privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, take ownership of shared
files, or bypass file permissions. Furthermore, a local attacker may be
able to cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive
information in a Samba credentials file.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-3.5.15"
   


References

CVE-2009-2906
CVE-2009-2948
CVE-2010-0728
CVE-2010-1635
CVE-2010-1642
CVE-2010-2063
CVE-2010-3069
CVE-2011-0719
CVE-2011-1678
CVE-2011-2724
CVE-2012-0870
CVE-2012-1182
CVE-2012-2111


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