Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDKSA-2004:131)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Karol Wiesek discovered a bug in the input validation routines in
Samba 3.x used to match filename strings containing wildcard
characters. This bug may allow a user to consume more than normal
amounts of CPU cycles which would impact the performance and response
of the server. In some cases it could also cause the server to become
entirely unresponsive.

The updated packages are patched to prevent this problem with patches
from the Samba team. This vulnerability is fixed in samba 3.0.8.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15699 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-131.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0930

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