FreeBSD : samba -- remote code execution (89ff45e3-1a57-11e4-bebd-000c2980a9f3)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Samba developers report :

A malicious browser can send packets that may overwrite the heap of
the target nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon. It may be possible to
use this to generate a remote code execution vulnerability as the
superuser (root).

See also :

http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2014-3560
http://www.nessus.org/u?c9dc8d5d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76985 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3560

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