FreeBSD : samba -- potential remote DoS vulnerability (ba13dc13-340d-11d9-ac1b-000d614f7fad)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36259
The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
Karol Wiesek at iDEFENSE reports : A remote attacker could cause an smbd process to consume abnormal amounts of system resources due to an input validation error when matching filenames containing wildcard characters. Although samba.org classifies this as a DoS vulnerability, several members of the security community believe it may be exploitable for arbitrary code execution.