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FS#43923 - [samba] CVE-2015-0240: remote-code execution (talloc free on uninitialized stack pointer)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Levente Polyak (anthraxx) - Monday, 23 February 2015, 14:18 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Monday, 23 February 2015, 15:34 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
It has been reported [0] that samba <= 4.1.16 is vulnerable to CVE-2015-0240 [1] suffering from talloc free on uninitialized stack pointer in netlogon server which could lead to remote-code execution.

Mitigation:
As the problem is fixed upstream in version 4.1.17 it is recommended to update the package in order to mitigate the issue.

[0] https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.1.17.html
[1] https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0240
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Monday, 23 February 2015, 15:34 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  4.1.17-1

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