FreeBSD : samba -- memory exhaustion DoS in smbd (b168ddea-105a-11db-ac96-000c6ec775d9)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Samba Team reports :

The smbd daemon maintains internal data structures used track active
connections to file and printer shares. In certain circumstances an
attacker may be able to continually increase the memory usage of an
smbd process by issuing a large number of share connection requests.
This defect affects all Samba configurations.

See also :

http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2006-3403.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e4d1edaf

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22018 (freebsd_pkg_b168ddea105a11dbac96000c6ec775d9.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3403

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