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    Debian: DSA-2966-1: samba security update

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    Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and fixed in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server: CVE-2014-0178
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2966-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    June 23, 2014                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : samba
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0178 CVE-2014-0244 CVE-2014-3493
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and fixed in Samba, a SMB/CIFS
    file, print, and login server:
    
    CVE-2014-0178
    
        Information leak vulnerability in the VFS code, allowing an
        authenticated user to retrieve eight bytes of uninitialized memory
        when shadow copy is enabled.
    
    CVE-2014-0244
    
        Denial of service (infinite CPU loop) in the nmbd Netbios name
        service daemon. A malformed packet can cause the nmbd server to
        enter an infinite loop, preventing it to process later requests to
        the Netbios name service.
    
    CVE-2014-3493
    
        Denial of service (daemon crash) in the smbd file server daemon. An
        authenticated user attempting to read a Unicode path using a
        non-Unicode request can force the daemon to overwrite memory at an
        invalid address.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u4.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2:4.1.9+dfsg-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2:4.1.9+dfsg-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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