HP CIFS/9000 /opt/cifsclient/bin/cifslogin buffer overflow

hp-cifs-login-bo (9431) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

HP9000 servers running CIFS/9000 Server (Samba) are vulnerable to buffer overflows in several command line options using the opt/cifsclient/bin/cifslogin utility. By passing an overly long argument to the -U, -D, -P, -S, -N, or -u command line option, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of CIFS/9000 A.01.06, and then apply the PHNE_24164 patch, available from the Hewlett-Packard Support Web site. See References.

—OR—

Upgrade to CIFS/9000 version A.01.07 when it becomes available.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • HP CIFS-9000 Server A.01.05
  • HP CIFS-9000 Server A.01.06
  • HP HP-UX 11.00
  • HP HP-UX 11.11

Reported:

Jun 24, 2002

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