FreeBSD : samba3 DoS attack (a711de5c-05fa-11d9-a9b2-00061bc2ad93)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37486


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


Code found in nmbd and smbd may allow a remote attacker to effectively crash the nmbd server or use the smbd server to exhaust the system memory.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37486

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a711de5c05fa11d9a9b200061bc2ad93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/05/13

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:samba3, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0807, CVE-2004-0808