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Samba < 3.0.24 Multiple Flaws

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of Samba

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Samba server is vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilies which
might lead to remote code execution

Description :

According to its version number, the remote Samba server is affected
by several flaws :

- A denial of service issue occuring if an authenticated attacker sends
a large number of CIFS session requests which will cause an infinite loop
to occur in the smbd daemon, thus utilizing CPU resources and denying access
to legitimate users


- A remote format string vulnerability which may be exploited by a possible hacker
with write access to a remote share by sending a malformed request to
the remote service (this issue only affects installations sharing an
AFS file system when the afsacl.so VFS module is loaded)

- A remote buffer overflow vulnerability affecting the NSS lookup capability
of the remote winbindd daemon


Solution :

Upgrade to Samba 3.0.24 or newer

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 22395, 22403, 22410

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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