|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for samba RHSA-2012:0332-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Samba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, and
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.
samba on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4
Please Install the Updated Packages.
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)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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