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CVE-2007-0453 Detail


Buffer overflow in the library in Samba 3.0.21 through 3.0.23d, as used in the winbindd daemon on Solaris, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via the (1) gethostbyname and (2) getipnodebyname functions.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/05/2007

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Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/14/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect Linux versions of Samba.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SECTRACK 1017589 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-038-01 External Source CONFIRM External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.012 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20070205 [SAMBA-SECURITY] CVE-2007-0453: Buffer overrun in on Solaris External Source BUGTRAQ 20070207 rPSA-2007-0026-1 samba samba-swat External Source BID 22410 External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0007 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0483 External Source XF samba-winbind-bo(32231) External Source CONFIRM

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