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OS X security update 2007-009 for Samba (CVE-2007-5398)

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OS X security update 2007-009 for Samba (CVE-2007-5398)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the reply_netbios_packet function in nmbd/nmbd_packets.c in nmbd in Samba 3.0.0 through 3.0.26a, when operating as a WINS server, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted WINS Name Registration requests followed by a WINS Name Query request.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-security-update-2007-009

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