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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   Samba Vendors:   Samba.org
(Gentoo Issues Fix) Samba Buffer Overflow in NDR Marshalling Code Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027200
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027200
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-1182   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 25 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0.x to 3.6.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Samba. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted RPC call to trigger a buffer overflow in the Network Data Representation (NDR) marshalling code and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with root privileges.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   Gentoo has issued a fix.

The Gentoo advisory is available at:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-22.xml

Vendor URL:  www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.4.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Gentoo)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Apr 10 2012 Samba Buffer Overflow in NDR Marshalling Code Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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