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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0453

Original release date: 02/05/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in the nss_winbind.so.1 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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Official Statement from Red Hat (05/14/2007)
Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect Linux versions of Samba.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1005
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.012
External Source: BID
Name: 22410
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070207 rPSA-2007-0026-1 samba samba-swat
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0007
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 33098
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0483
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017589
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://us1.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-0453.html
External Source: XF
Name: samba-winbind-bo(32231)
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-038-01
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070205 [SAMBA-SECURITY] CVE-2007-0453: Buffer overrun in nss_winbind.so.1 on Solaris
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit

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