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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22018


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22018

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b168ddea105a11dbac96000c6ec775d9.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/07/11

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-samba, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3403