Samba NDR MS-RPC Request Heap-Based Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 25216


It is possible to execute code on the remote host through Samba.


The version of the Samba server installed on the remote host is affected by multiple heap overflow vulnerabilities, which can be exploited remotely to execute code with the privileges of the Samba daemon.


Upgrade to Samba version 3.0.25 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 25216

File Name: samba_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2007/05/15

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 10785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Required KB Items: SMB/NativeLanManager

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/05/14

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Samba lsa_io_trans_names Heap Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2446

BID: 23973, 24195, 24196, 24197, 24198

OSVDB: 34699, 34731, 34732, 34733