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The remote host is running a service that contains multiple memory
According to its banner, the version of Samba running on the remote
host is earlier than 3.0.6. Such versions contain multiple memory
leaks that can allow remote, unauthorized information disclosure and a
remote denial of service attack.
Note that Nessus has not actually tried to exploit this issue or
determine if the issue has been fixed by a backported patch.
See also :
Upgrade to Samba 3.0.6 or higher.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
Nessus Plugin ID: 17721 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-2546
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