View Full Version : USN-680-1: Samba vulnerability

November 27th, 2008, 03:30 PM
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================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-680-1 November 27, 2008 samba vulnerability CVE-2008-4314 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 8.10 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 8.10: samba 2:3.2.3-1ubuntu3.3 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: It was discovered that Samba did not properly perform bounds checking in certain operations. A remote attacker could possibly exploit this to read arbitrary memory contents of the smb process, which could contain sensitive infomation or possibly have other impacts, such as a denial of service.

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