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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Samba FindNextPrintChangeNotify() Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks samba version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Samba server, according to its version number, is vulnerable
to a denial of service.

A possible hacker may be able to crash the remote samba server by sending
a FindNextPrintChangeNotify() request without previously issuing a
FindFirstPrintChangeNoticy() call.

It is reported that Windows XP SP2 generates such requests.

Solution : upgrade to Samba 2.2.11 or 3.0.6
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11055

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

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