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    Debian: DSA-2463-1: samba security update

    Date 02 May 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ivano Cristofolini discovered that insufficient security checks in Samba's handling of LSA RPC calls could lead to privilege escalation by gaining the "take ownership" privilege.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2463-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 02, 2012                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : samba
    Vulnerability  : missing permission checks
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2111
    
    Ivano Cristofolini discovered that insufficient security checks in
    Samba's handling of LSA RPC calls could lead to privilege escalation
    by gaining the "take ownership" privilege.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze8.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.6.5-1.
    
    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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