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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870570
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.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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).
(CVE-2012-0870)

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.

Affected Software/OS:
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

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.9

CVSS Vector:
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0870
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/May/msg00001.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48116
http://secunia.com/advisories/48186
http://secunia.com/advisories/48844
http://secunia.com/advisories/48879
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0337 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00008.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0338 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00009.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0502 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-04/msg00008.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0515 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-04/msg00014.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1374-1
XForce ISS Database: blackberry-playbook-samba-code-execution(73361)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73361
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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