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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN22-1 : samba vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
samba vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libpam-smbpass
- libsmbclient
- libsmbclient-dev
- python2.3-samba
- samba
- samba-common
- samba-doc
- smbclient
- smbfs
- swat
- winbind


Description :

Karol Wiesek discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in samba. A
flaw in the input validation routines used to match filename strings
containing wildcard characters may permit a remote user to consume more
than normal amounts of CPU resources, thus impacting the performance
and response of the server. In some circumstances the server can
become entirely unresponsive.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libpam-smbpass-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libsmbclient-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libsmbclient-dev-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- python2.3-samba-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- samba-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- samba-common-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- samba-doc-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- smbclient-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- smbfs-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- swat-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- winbind-3.0.7-1ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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