FreeBSD : samba -- remote code execution (89ff45e3-1a57-11e4-bebd-000c2980a9f3)

High Nessus Plugin ID 76985


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


Samba developers report :

A malicious browser can send packets that may overwrite the heap of the target nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon. It may be possible to use this to generate a remote code execution vulnerability as the superuser (root).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76985

File Name: freebsd_pkg_89ff45e31a5711e4bebd000c2980a9f3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/04

Modified: 2015/01/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba4, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba41, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3560