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GLSA: samba
From: Daniel Ahlberg <aliz () gentoo org>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 10:08:19 +0100

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200211-007
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PACKAGE : samba
SUMMARY : remote root access
DATE    : 2002-11-21 09:11 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote

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- From 2.2.7 release notes:

There was a bug in the length checking for encrypted password change
requests from clients. A client could potentially send an encrypted
password, which, when decrypted with the old hashed password could be
used as a buffer overrun attack on the stack of smbd. The attach would
have to be crafted such that converting a DOS codepage string to little
endian UCS2 unicode would translate into an executable block of code.

Read the full release notes at
http://se.samba.org/samba/whatsnew/samba-2.2.7.html

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-fs/samba-2.2.5-r1 and earlier update their systems as follows:

emerge rsync
emerge samba
emerge clean

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aliz () gentoo org - GnuPG key is available at www.gentoo.org/~aliz
woodchip () gentoo org
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