Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004259
RHSA-2004:259: samba security update (Important)  

Samba provides file and printer sharing services to SMB/CIFS clients. Evgeny Demidov discovered a flaw in the internal routine used by the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT) in Samba versions 3.0.2 through 3.0.4. When decoding base-64 data during HTTP basic authentication, an invalid base-64 character could cause a buffer overflow. If the SWAT administration service is enabled, this flaw could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0600 to this issue.
Additionally, the Samba team discovered a buffer overflow in the code used to support the 'mangling method = hash' smb.conf option. Please be aware that the default setting for this parameter is 'mangling method = hash2' and therefore not vulnerable. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0686 to this issue.
This release includes the updated upstream version 3.0.4 together with backported security patches to correct these issues as well as a number of post-3.0.4 bug fixes from the Samba subversion repository. The most important bug fix allows Samba users to change their passwords if Microsoft patch KB 828741 (a critical update) had been applied. All users of Samba should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues.
Create Date: 2004-07-22 Last Update Date: 2004-07-22

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
redhat-release
version pattern match ^3[^[:digit:]]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : samba-swat is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  samba-swat is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
samba-swat
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : samba-swat is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E
Linux : RPM Test :  samba-swat is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
samba-swat
RPM Version less than 0:3.0.4-6.3E (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : samba is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  samba is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : samba is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E
Linux : RPM Test :  samba is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:3.0.4-6.3E (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : samba-common is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  samba-common is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
samba-common
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : samba-common is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E
Linux : RPM Test :  samba-common is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
samba-common
RPM Version less than 0:3.0.4-6.3E (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : samba-client is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  samba-client is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
samba-client
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : samba-client is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E
Linux : RPM Test :  samba-client is earlier than 0:3.0.4-6.3E 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
samba-client
RPM Version less than 0:3.0.4-6.3E (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 

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