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
Samba.

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 :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-07/0249.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-07/0256.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-07/0258.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Samba 3.0.5 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 13660 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10780

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0600