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Samba Remote Arbitrary File Access

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks samba version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote file server permits access to arbitrary files.

Description :

According to its version number, the remote Samba server is affected
by a flaw that permits a possible hacker to access arbitrary files which
exist outside of the shares's defined path. A possible hacker needs a valid
account to exploit this flaw.

See also :

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=146
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-09/0443.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-10/0038.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Samba 2.2.12 / 3.0.7 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:C/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 11216, 11281

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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