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RHSA-2007:1114: samba security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2007:1114: samba security and bug fix update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/13/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/10/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated samba packages that fix a security issue and a bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Samba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, and other information. A stack buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Samba authenticates remote users. A remote unauthenticated user could trigger this flaw to cause the Samba server to crash, or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the Samba server. (CVE-2007-6015) Red Hat would like to thank Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research for responsibly 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, which contain a backported patch to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-samba
  • redhat-upgrade-samba-client
  • redhat-upgrade-samba-common
  • redhat-upgrade-samba-swat

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