Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2450-1 samba -- privilege escalation
- Date Reported:
- 12 Apr 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 668309.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-1182.
- More information:
It was discovered that Samba, the SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server, contained a flaw in the remote procedure call (RPC) code which allowed remote code execution as the super user from an unauthenticated connection.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze7.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.6.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.