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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   Samba Vendors:   Samba.org
(Apple Issues Fix for Mac OS X) Samba Buffer Overflow in receive_smb_raw() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020397
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020397
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1105   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 1 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.30
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Samba. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote server can send a specially crafted SMB packet to a connected client to trigger a heap overflow in receive_smb_raw() and execute arbitrary code on the target client system.

A remote user can also send a specially crafted print request to a target nmbd server to execute arbitrary code on the target server. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The vulnerability resides in 'lib/util_sock.c'.

The vendor was notified on May 15, 2008.

Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-20/advisory/

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for Mac OS X (Security Update 2008-004 and Mac OS X 10.5.4), which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads at:

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163

Vendor URL:  samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2008-1105.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.5.3 and prior versions

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
May 28 2008 Samba Buffer Overflow in receive_smb_raw() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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