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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Samba trans2open buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
overflows the remote samba server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Samba server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
when it processes the function trans2open().

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to gain a root shell on
this host.

Solution : upgrade to Samba 2.2.8a or 3.0.0
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7294, 7295

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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