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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:044: samba

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the samba package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:044 (samba).


An exploitable buffer overflow was discovered in the Samba server that can lead
to an anonymous remote root compromise. The Samba Team also discovered some
potential overflows during an internal code audit which was done in response to
the previously noted buffer overflow problem.
All versions of Samba prior to 2.2.8a are vulnerable. The provided updates
contain a patch from the Samba Team to correct the issue.
An exploit is known to exist and all Mandrake Linux users are encouraged to
upgrade immediately.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:044
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7295

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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