FreeBSD : samba -- potential remote DoS vulnerability (ba13dc13-340d-11d9-ac1b-000d614f7fad)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Karol Wiesek at iDEFENSE reports :

A remote attacker could cause an smbd process to consume abnormal
amounts of system resources due to an input validation error when
matching filenames containing wildcard characters.

Although classifies this as a DoS vulnerability, several
members of the security community believe it may be exploitable for
arbitrary code execution.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36259 (freebsd_pkg_ba13dc13340d11d9ac1b000d614f7fad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0930

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