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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2004-404: samba

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the samba packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated samba packages that fix a buffer overflow issue are now available.

Samba provides file and printer sharing services to SMB/CIFS clients.

The Samba team discovered a buffer overflow in the code used to support
the 'mangling method = hash' smb.conf option. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project ( has assigned the name CVE-2004-0686
to this issue.

All users of Samba should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain an upgrade to Samba-2.2.10, which is not vulnerable to this

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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