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RHSA-2004-404: samba Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the samba packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated samba packages that fix a buffer overflow issue are now available.
Samba provides file and printer sharing services to SMB/CIFS clients.
The Samba team discovered a buffer overflow in the code used to support
the 'mangling method = hash' smb.conf option. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0686
to this issue.
All users of Samba should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain an upgrade to Samba-2.2.10, which is not vulnerable to this
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-404.html
Threat Level: High
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