Bug 86209 - Security issue in samba - remote anonymous root
Security issue in samba - remote anonymous root
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-03-17 05:00 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-19 04:31:51 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-03-17 05:00:02 EST
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

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-03-19 04:31:51 EST
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.

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