Samba < 3.0.8 Remote Wild Card DoS and QFILEPATHINFO Remote Overflow

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2397
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The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote Samba server, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a remote Denial Of Service vulnerability and a remote buffer overflow.
The Wild Card DoS vulnerability may allow an attacker to make the remote server consume excessive CPU cycles.
The QFILEPATHINFO remote buffer overflow vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute code on the server.
An attacker needs credentials to exploit those flaws.


Upgrade to Samba 3.0.8 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2397

Family: Samba

Published: 11/10/2004

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8740

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0883, CVE-2004-0949, CVE-2004-0882, CVE-2004-0930

BID: 11678, 11695, 11624