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Samba Unicode Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks samba version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Samba server, according to its version number, has
a bug in the length checking for encrypted password change
requests from clients. A client could potentially send an encrypted
password, which, when decrypted with the old hashed password could be
used as a buffer overrun attack on the stack of smbd.

Solution : upgrade to Samba 2.2.7
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6210

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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