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== Subject: Boundary failure when parsing SMB responses
== can result in a buffer overrun
==
== CVE ID#: CVE-2008-1105
==
== Versions: Samba 3.0.0 - 3.0.29 (inclusive)
==
== Summary: Specifically crafted SMB responses can result
== in a heap overflow in the Samba client code.
== Because the server process, smbd, can itself
== act as a client during operations such as
== printer notification and domain authentication,
== this issue affects both Samba client and server
== installations.
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Description
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Secunia Research reported a vulnerability that allows for
the execution of arbitrary code in smbd. This defect is
is a result of an incorrect buffer size when parsing SMB
replies in the routine receive_smb_raw().


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Patch Availability
==================

A patch addressing this defect has been posted to

http://www.samba.org/samba/security/

Additionally, Samba 3.0.30 has been issued as a security
release to correct the defect. Samba administrators are
advised to upgrade to 3.0.30 or apply the patch as soon
as possible.


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Credits
=======

This vulnerability was reported to Samba developers by
Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.

The time line is as follows:

* May 15, 2008: Initial report to security@samba.org.
* May 15, 2008: First response from Samba developers confirming
the bug along with a proposed patch.
* May 28, 2008: Public security advisory made available.


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== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
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