Samba < 3.0.23 smdb Share Remote DoS

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3682


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote Samba server, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a remote attack. An attacker can cause the Samba smbd service to fail by opening a large number of connections. Successful exploitation leads to a loss of availability.


Upgrade to version 3.0.23 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3682

File Name: 3682.prm

Family: Samba

Published: 2006/07/11

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 8739, 8740

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

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


Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.6


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3403

BID: 18927