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CESA-2007:1114: RHSA-2007:1114

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CESA-2007:1114: RHSA-2007:1114

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/13/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
08/29/2017

Description

Critical: samba security and bug fix updateSamba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, andother information.A stack buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Samba authenticatesremote users. A remote unauthenticated user could trigger this flaw tocause the Samba server to crash, or execute arbitrary code with thepermissions of the Samba server. (CVE-2007-6015)Red Hat would like to thank Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research forresponsibly disclosing this issue.This update also fixes a regression caused by the fix for CVE-2007-4572,which prevented some clients from being able to properly access shares.Users of Samba are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-samba
  • centos-upgrade-samba-client
  • centos-upgrade-samba-common
  • centos-upgrade-samba-swat

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