Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86209
Security issue in samba - remote anonymous root
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:24:48 EDT
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
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