Debian: DSA-2175-1: samba security update

    Date28 Feb 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 28, 2011                      http://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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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