(HP Issues Fix) Samba nmbd Buffer Overflow in Processing GETDC mailslot Requests Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1019593|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1019593
(Links to External Site)
Date: Mar 11 2008
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): HP CIFS Server vA.02.03.02|
A vulnerability was reported in Samba. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
A remote user can send specially crafted GETDC mailslot requests to trigger a buffer overflow in nmbd and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.
The vendor discovered this vulnerability on September 13, 2007.
A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
HP has released a fixed version of HP CIFS Server (vA.02.03.03).|
The HP advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-4572.html (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: UNIX (HP/UX)|
|Underlying OS Comments: B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBUX02316 SSRT071495 rev.1 - HP-UX running HP CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01377687
HPSBUX02316 SSRT071495 rev.1 - HP-UX running HP CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2008-03-10
Last Updated: 2008-03-08
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running HP CIFS Server (Samba). The vulnerability could be exploited
remotely to execute arbitrary code.
References: CVE-2007-4572, CVE-2007-5398, CVE-2007-6015
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP CIFS Server vA.02.03.02 or earlier running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2007-4572 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
CVE-2007-5398 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
CVE-2007-6015 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP CIFS Server A.02.03.03 is based on Samba 3.0.22 and includes selected changes from Samba 3.0.25.
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve this vulnerability.
HP CIFS Server (Samba) vA02.03.03 for HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31
The updates are available for download from:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
HP CIFS Server (Samba) on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 - install vA.02.03.03 or subsequent.
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action: install revision A.02.03.03 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 10 March 2008 Initial release
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