Samba 3.x < 3.3.13 SMB1 Packet Chaining Memory Corruption

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5572


The remote service is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


Versions of Samba 3.x earlier than 3.3.13 are potentially affected by a memory corruption vulnerability when handling specially crafted SMB1 packets. A remote unauthenticated attacker, exploiting this flaw, could crash the affected service or potentially execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the user running the affected application.


Upgrade to Samba 3.3.13 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 5572

Family: Samba

Published: 2010/06/16

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8740

Nessus ID: 47036

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/06/16

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Samba chain_reply Memory Corruption (Linux x86))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2063

BID: 40884