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Trustix Secure Linux Advisory: samba


Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0051

Package name: samba
Summary: access files outside of defined path
Date: 2004-10-01
Affected versions: Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 Trustix Secure Linux
2.0


Package description:
Samba provides an SMB server which can be used to provide network
services to SMB (sometimes called “Lan Manager”) clients, including
various versions of MS Windows, OS/2, and other Linux machines.
Samba uses NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) protocols and does NOT need
NetBEUI (Microsoft Raw NetBIOS frame) protocol.Samba-2 features an
almost working NT Domain Control capability and includes the new
SWAT (Samba Web Administration Tool) that allows samba’s smb.conf
file to be remotely managed using your favourite web browser.

Problem description:
A security vulnerability has been located in Samba 2.2.x <=
2.2.11 and Samba 3.0.x <= 3.0.5. A remote attacker may be able
to gain access to files which exist outside of the share’s defined
path. Such files must still be readable by the account used for the
connection.

This has been assigned CAN-2004-0815 by the CVE.

Action:
We recommend that all systems with this package installed be
upgraded. Please note that if you do not need the functionality
provided by this package, you may want to remove it from your
system.

Location:
All Trustix Secure Linux updates are available from
<URI:http://http.trustix.org/pub/trustix/updates/>

<URI:ftp://ftp.trustix.org/pub/trustix/updates/>

About Trustix Secure Linux:
Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers.
With focus on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept
safe and up to date from day one using swup, the automated software
updater.

Automatic updates:
Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
installed using ‘swup –upgrade’.

Questions?
Check out our mailing lists:
<URI:http://www.trustix.org/support/>

Verification:
This advisory along with all Trustix packages are signed with the
TSL sign key.
This key is available from:
<URI:http://www.trustix.org/TSL-SIGN-KEY>

The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
<URI:http://www.trustix.org/errata/trustix-1.5/>
and
<URI:http://www.trustix.org/errata/trustix-2.0/>

or directly at
<URI:http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0051/>

MD5sums of the packages:


13f3de56fb37664f831b322993bf3473
1.5/rpms/samba-2.2.12-0.1tr.i586.rpm
c72650049e23b5526d0f440601417fbf
1.5/rpms/samba-client-2.2.12-0.1tr.i586.rpm
2604e07d00e6c04fb6b6c26af65be7ee
1.5/rpms/samba-common-2.2.12-0.1tr.i586.rpm

a976bf5e938cdea166c1d82091b170d9
2.0/rpms/samba-2.2.12-1tr.i586.rpm
d5d3043446147960d1469c31ba378521
2.0/rpms/samba-client-2.2.12-1tr.i586.rpm
fa67fe708998bc039ca25d18affac27b
2.0/rpms/samba-common-2.2.12-1tr.i586.rpm


Trustix Security Team

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