Samba SWAT HTTP Basic Auth base64 Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote host is running SWAT - a web-based administration tool for

There is a buffer overflow condition in the remote version of this
software which might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on
the remote host by sending a malformed authorization request (or any
malformed base64 data).

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Samba 3.0.5 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 13660 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10780

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0600