Package : samba Vulnerability : several Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2007-0452 CVE-2007-0454
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in samba, a free implementation of the SMB/CIFS protocol, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
It was discovered that incorrect handling of deferred file open calls may lead to an infinite loop, which results in denial of service.
"zybadawg333" discovered that the AFS ACL mapping VFS plugin performs insecure format string handling, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.14a-3sarge4.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.23d-5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.23d-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your samba package.
Upgrade Instructions - --------------------
wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:
apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge - --------------------------------