This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
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
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22108 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3403