Apple Computer Inc. Information for VU#958321

Samba contains a remotely exploitable stack buffer overflow


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

Apple: Not vulnerable. Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server do not make use of Samba's length checking for encrypted password change requests. Instead, the Open Directory service is used for this purpose. As an extra precaution, Mac OS X 10.2.4 has incorporated the fix from the Samba team in the event that the vulnerable function is ever invoked.

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