Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201206-22 / Samba
||June 24, 2012
||June 24, 2012: 1
All supported architectures
#290633, #310105, #323785, #332063, #337295, #356917, #382263, #386375, #405551, #411487, #414319
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Samba, the worst of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
Samba is a suite of SMB and CIFS client/server programs.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samba. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root
privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, take ownership of shared
files, or bypass file permissions. Furthermore, a local attacker may be
able to cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive
information in a Samba credentials file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-3.5.15"