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Debian: DSA-2175-1: samba security update

Date 28 Feb 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Volker Lendecke discovered that missing range checks in Samba's file descriptor handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial of service.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2175-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 28, 2011                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : samba
Vulnerability  : missing input sanisiting
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0719

Volker Lendecke discovered that missing range checks in Samba's file 
descriptor handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial
of service.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2.5-4lenny14.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem 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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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