Samba Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 76314


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Samba.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Samba on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Samba that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 76314

File Name: samba_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/06/30

Modified: 2018/03/15

Dependencies: 10785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

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