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SuSE: New samba packages fix security vulnerabilities

A remote code execution flaw in Samba has been fixed. A PIDL based autogenerated code uses client supplied size values which allows attackers to write beyond the allocated array size. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for Samba
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2012:0501-1
Rating:             critical
References:         #752797 
Cross-References:   CVE-2012-1182
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It
  includes one version update.

Description:


  A remote code execution flaw in Samba has been fixed:

  * CVE-2012-1182: PIDL based autogenerated code uses
  client supplied size values which allows attackers to write
  beyond the allocated array size

  Security Issue reference:

  * CVE-2012-1182
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1182




Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 (i586 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 3.0.32]:

     cifs-mount-3.0.32-0.22.1
     libmsrpc-3.0.32-0.22.1
     libmsrpc-devel-3.0.32-0.22.1
     libsmbclient-3.0.32-0.22.1
     libsmbclient-devel-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-client-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-krb-printing-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-python-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-vscan-0.3.6b-42.85.22.1
     samba-winbind-3.0.32-0.22.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 (s390x x86_64) [New Version: 3.0.32]:

     libsmbclient-32bit-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-32bit-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-client-32bit-3.0.32-0.22.1
     samba-winbind-32bit-3.0.32-0.22.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 3.0.32]:

     samba-doc-3.0.32-0.22.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1182.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/752797
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=5b844721c4336f27fc2fd229115daaf1
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