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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5398

Original release date: 11/16/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the reply_netbios_packet function in nmbd/nmbd_packets.c in nmbd in Samba 3.0.0 through 3.0.26a, when operating as a WINS server, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted WINS Name Registration requests followed by a WINS Name Query request.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1712
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0859
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3372
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-352A
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071495
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5811
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3869
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 237764
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1016
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1017
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0064
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://us1.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-5398.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10230
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4238
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:065
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1013
External Source: XF
Name: samba-replynetbiospacket-bo(38502)
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-320-01
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018953
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071115 Secunia Research: Samba "reply_netbios_packet()" Buffer OverflowVulnerability
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: BID
Name: 26455
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1894
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-3402
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1908
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080075
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-29
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-544-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:224
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1409

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10230
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5811
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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