FreeBSD : samba -- denial of service vulnerability (e21c7c7a-0116-11e3-9e83-3c970e169bc2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Samba project reports :

All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to a denial of
service on an authenticated or guest connection. A malformed packet
can cause the smbd server to loop the CPU performing memory
allocations and preventing any further service.

A connection to a file share, or a local account is needed to exploit
this problem, either authenticated or unauthenticated if guest
connections are allowed.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69293 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4124

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