Ubuntu 4.10 : samba vulnerability (USN-22-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

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 allow 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 :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20637 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0930