Bug 86209

Summary: Security issue in samba - remote anonymous root
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Mark J. Cox <mjc>
Component: sambaAssignee: Jay Fenlason <fenlason>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Version: 8.0CC: jfeeney, mitr
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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-03-17 10:00:02 UTC
Sebastian Krahmer discovered a security vulnerability present
in unpatched versions of Samba prior to 2.2.8. An anonymous user could use
the vulnerability to gain root access on the target machine.
This is CAN-2003-0085

Additionally, a race condition could allow an attacker to overwrite
critical system files.
This is CAN-2003-0086

Updated packages for Red Hat Linux 6.2, 7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0 will be
available shortly at RHSA-2003:095

http://www.samba.org/samba/whatsnew/samba-2.2.8.html

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-03-19 09:31:51 UTC
This is fixed in http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-095.html for Red Hat
Linux 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0.  An advisory for Red Hat Linux 6.2, 7, 7.1 will be
available shortly.