Sun Microsystems Inc. Information for VU#267873

Samba contains multiple buffer overflows

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Sun includes a version of Samba with Solaris 9 which is affected by this issue. Sun provides Samba on the Solaris Companion CD for Solaris 2.6, 7, and 8:

http://wwws.sun.com/software/solaris/freeware/index.html

as an unsupported package which installs to /opt/sfw and is vulnerable to this issue too. Sites using the freeware version of Samba from the Solaris Companion CD will have to upgrade to a later version from Samba.org. Sun has published Sun Alert 53581 for this issue describing the workaround options here:

http://sunsolve.Sun.COM/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=fsalert/53581

The Sun Alert will be updated with the patch information as soon as it becomes available.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

Sun Cobalt systems are also affected: <http://www.secunia.com/advisories/8809/>

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