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[GLSA-200412-13] Samba: Integer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Samba: Integer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-13
(Samba: Integer overflow)
Samba contains a bug when unmarshalling specific MS-RPC requests from
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Samba, which could be the root user.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-3.0.9-r1"
Threat Level: High
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