Xerox ESS/Network Controller Samba code execution

xerox-controller-samba-code-execution (45251) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Xerox ESS/Network Controller could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the improper handling of SMB responses within the Samba code. By sending a specially-crafted Remote Service Message Block (SMB) message, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Xerox Security Bulletin XRX08-009 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Xerox Security Bulletin XRX08-009: Software update to address Network Controller vulnerability.
  • BID-31255: RETIRED: Xerox WorkCentre/WorkCentre Pro Network Controller Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-4189: Buffer overflow in the printer sharing services in the Samba code in Xerox ESS/Network Controller in Pro 2xx Series before *.60.22.016, 7655/7665/7675 products before 040.033.53050, and 56xx Series before 21.113.02.015 allows remote attackers to modify system configuration via unknown attack vectors related to Remote Service Message Block (SMB) responses. NOTE: due to insufficient details, it is unclear whether this is a duplicate of an existing CVE identifier for Samba.
  • SA31911: Xerox ESS/Network Controller Samba Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Xerox WorkCentre 5623
  • Xerox WorkCentre 5635
  • Xerox WorkCentre 5645
  • Xerox WorkCentre 5655
  • Xerox WorkCentre 5665
  • Xerox WorkCentre 5675
  • Xerox WorkCentre 5687
  • Xerox WorkCentre 7655
  • Xerox WorkCentre 7665
  • Xerox WorkCentre 7675
  • Xerox WorkCentre 232
  • Xerox WorkCentre 238
  • Xerox WorkCentre 245
  • Xerox WorkCentre 255
  • Xerox WorkCentre 265
  • Xerox WorkCentre 275
  • Xerox WorkCentre Pro 232
  • Xerox WorkCentre Pro 238
  • Xerox WorkCentre Pro 245
  • Xerox WorkCentre Pro 255
  • Xerox WorkCentre Pro 265
  • Xerox WorkCentre Pro 275

Reported:

Sep 19, 2008

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