This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated samba packages that fix a denial of service vulnerability are
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Samba provides file and printer sharing services to SMB/CIFS clients.
A denial of service bug was found in the way the smbd daemon tracks
active connections to shares. It was possible for a remote attacker to
cause the smbd daemon to consume a large amount of system memory by
sending carefully crafted smb requests. (CVE-2006-3403)
Users of Samba are advised to upgrade to these packages, which contain
a backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22112 ()
Bugtraq ID: 18927
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3403
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