[Samba] [Announce] Samba 3.5.7, 3.4.12 and 3.3.15 Security Releases Available
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Mar 4 01:29:05 MST 2011
On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 10:26:50AM +0300, Alexander wrote:
> > Samba 3.5.7, 3.4.12 and 3.3.15 are security releases in order to
> > address CVE-2011-0719.
> > o CVE-2011-0719:
> > All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to
> > a denial of service caused by memory corruption. Range
> > checks on file descriptors being used in the FD_SET macro
> > were not present allowing stack corruption. This can cause
> > the Samba code to crash or to loop attempting to select
> > on a bad file descriptor set.
> Hello dear Samba team,
> Could you please clarify one thing here - does that DoS/loop happen
> with _only_ smbd serving that malicious client, or that would crash
> the whole Samba service?
It will affect the smbd doing the service only. But under
heavy load it can also affect winbind.
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