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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:0332
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:0332.

Samba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, and
other information.

An input validation flaw was found in the way Samba handled Any Batched
(AndX) requests. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could send a
specially-crafted SMB packet to the Samba server, possibly resulting in
arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the Samba server (root).

Red Hat would like to thank the Samba team for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Andy Davis of NGS Secure as the original reporter.

Users of Samba are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing this
update, the smb service will be restarted automatically.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0870
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0337 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0338 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0502 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0515 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: blackberry-playbook-samba-code-execution(73361)
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