Samba < 3.5.22 / 3.6.17 / 4.0.8 Denial of Service Vulnerability

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6965
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Synopsis

The remote Samba server is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability in authenticated or guest connections.

Description

According to its banner, the version of Samba running on the remote host may contain a vulnerability wherein a malformed packet can cause the smbd server to go into an infinite loop, denying service to legitimate users.

Solution

Install the patch referenced in the project's advisory, or upgrade to 3.5.22 / 3.6.17 / 4.0.8 or later.

See Also

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.5.22.html

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.17.html

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.0.8.html

http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2013-4124

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6965

Family: Samba

Published: 8/7/2013

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8740, 8741

Nessus ID: 69276

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/5/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/5/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4124

BID: 61597