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[GLSA-200607-10] Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-10
(Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability)


During an internal audit the Samba team discovered that a flaw in the
way Samba stores share connection requests could lead to a Denial of
Service.

Impact

By sending a large amount of share connection requests to a vulnerable
Samba server, a possible hacker could cause a Denial of Service due to memory
consumption.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3403


Solution:
All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-3.0.22-r3"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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