Samba < 2.2.8 Fragment Reassembly Overflow / Arbitrary File Overwrite

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1339


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow and an arbitrary file overwrite.


The remote Samba server is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow when receiving specially crafted SMB/CIFS packets. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to be able to access at least one share and send a specially formated packet which would execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1339

Family: Samba

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/22

Dependencies: 8739

Nessus ID: 11398

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2003/03/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/03/31

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Samba 2.2.2 - 2.2.6 nttrans Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0085, CVE-2003-0086

BID: 7106, 7107