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RHSA-2004-681: 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 an integer overflow vulnerability are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Samba provides file and printer sharing services to SMB/CIFS clients.
Greg MacManus of iDEFENSE Labs has discovered an integer overflow bug in
Samba versions prior to 3.0.10. An authenticated remote user could exploit
this bug which may lead to arbitrary code execution on the Samba server.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2004-1154 to this issue.
Users of Samba should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported security patches, and are not vulnerable to these issues.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-681.html
Threat Level: High
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