Samba < 3.0.25 NDR MS-RPC Request Heap-Based Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3988


It is possible to execute code on the remote host through Samba.


The version of the Samba server installed on the remote host is affected by multiple heap overflow vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely to execute code with the privileges of the samba daemon.


Upgrade to version 3.0.25 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3988

Family: Samba

Published: 2007/05/11

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8739, 8740

Nessus ID: 25216

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/05/14

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Samba 'lsa_io_trans_names' Heap Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2446

BID: 24195, 24196, 24197, 24198, 23973