FreeBSD : samba -- memory exhaustion DoS in smbd (b168ddea-105a-11db-ac96-000c6ec775d9)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22018
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.