This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A flaw was found in the way Samba handled file descriptors. If an
attacker were able to open a large number of file descriptors on the
Samba server, they could flip certain stack bits to '1' values,
resulting in the Samba server (smbd) crashing. (CVE-2011-0719)
After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60972 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0719