Samba < 2.0.10 Remote Arbitrary File Overwrite
Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1338
SynopsisThe remote SAMBA server allows anonymous users to gain 'root' access.
DescriptionThe remote Samba server is be vulnerable to a remote file creation vulnerability. This vulnerability allows an attacker overwrite arbitrary files by supplying an arbitrartily formed NetBIOS machine name to this server, and to potentially become root on this host.
SolutionUpgrade to Samba 2.0.10, 2.2.0a or higher