GLSA-200607-10 : Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-10
(Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability)

During an internal audit the Samba team discovered that a flaw in the
way Samba stores share connection requests could lead to a Denial of
Service.

Impact :

By sending a large amount of share connection requests to a vulnerable
Samba server, an attacker could cause a Denial of Service due to memory
consumption.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200607-10.xml

Solution :

All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-3.0.22-r3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22108 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3403