CVE-2004-0949

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2004-11-12
Bugzilla:
1617329: CVE-2004-0949 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The smb_recv_trans2 function call in the samba filesystem (smbfs) in Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6 does not properly handle the re-assembly of fragmented packets correctly, which could allow remote samba servers to (1) read arbitrary kernel information or (2) raise a counter value to an arbitrary number by sending the first part of the fragmented packet multiple times.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0949 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2004:549 2004-12-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2004:505 2004-12-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2004:504 2004-12-13
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