DSA 2175-1: samba security update
Posted on: 03/01/2011 09:20 AM

A samba security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2175-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 28, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : samba
Vulnerability : missing input sanisiting
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0719

Volker Lendecke discovered that missing range checks in Samba's file
descriptor handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial
of service.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2.5-4lenny14.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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