DSA 2812-1: samba security update
Posted on: 12/09/2013 11:51 AM

A samba security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2812-1: samba security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2812-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 09, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : samba
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4408 CVE-2013-4475

Two security issues were found in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and
login server:


It was discovered that multiple buffer overflows in the processing
of DCE-RPC packets may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Hemanth Thummala discovered that ACLs were not checked when opening
files with alternate data streams. This issue is only exploitable
if the VFS modules vfs_streams_depot and/or vfs_streams_xattr are

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze11.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.6.6-6+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems 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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