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<glsa id="200412-13">
<title>Samba: Integer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
Samba contains a bug that could lead to remote execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Samba</product>
<announced>December 17, 2004</announced>
<revised>December 17, 2004: 01</revised>
<bug>73943</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-fs/samba" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.9-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">3.0.9</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Samba is a freely available SMB/CIFS implementation which allows
seamless interoperability of file and print services to other SMB/CIFS
clients.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Samba contains a bug when unmarshalling specific MS-RPC requests from
clients.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Samba, which could be the root user.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-fs/samba-3.0.9-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-1154">CAN 2004-1154</uri>
<uri link="http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CAN-2004-1154.html">Samba Announcement</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 15 Dec 2004 20:27:23 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 17 Dec 2004 19:53:44 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>