Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2175-1 samba -- missing input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 28 Feb 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-0719.
- More information:
Volker Lendecke discovered that missing range checks in Samba's file descriptor handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial of service.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.5-4lenny14.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.