Samba 3.x < 3.5.22 / 3.6.x < 3.6.17 / 4.0.x < 4.0.8 read_nttrans_ea_lis DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69276
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The remote Samba server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its banner, the version of Samba running on the remote host is 3.x prior to 3.5.22, 3.6.x prior to 3.6.17 or 4.0.x prior to 4.0.8. It is, therefore, potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

An integer overflow error exists in the function 'read_nttrans_ea_lis' in the file 'nttrans.c' that could allow denial of service attacks to be carried out via specially crafted network traffic.

Note if 'guest' connections are allowed, this issue can be exploited by a remote, unauthenticated attacker.

Further note that Nessus has relied only on the self-reported version number and has not actually tried to exploit this issue or determine if the associated patch has been applied.


Either install the patch referenced in the project's advisory, or upgrade to version 3.5.22 / 3.6.17 / 4.0.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69276

File Name: samba_4_0_8.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 8/8/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nativelanman.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-4124


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Required KB Items: SMB/NativeLanManager, SMB/samba, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/5/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/5/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4124

BID: 61597

EDB-ID: 27778