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Samba 3.0.1 <= 3.0.22 DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2006-3403)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 months ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

Memory exhaustion DoS against smbd.

Insight

Insight

The smbd daemon maintains internal data structures used track active connections to file and printer shares. In certain circumstances an attacker may be able to continually increase the memory usage of an smbd process by issuing a large number of share connection requests. This defect affects all Samba configurations.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Samba versions 3.0.1 through 3.0.22.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Apply the patch mentioned in the linked reference.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)