Samba 4.x < 4.0.21 / 4.1.x < 4.1.11 nmbd Remote Code Execution

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8759


The remote version of Samba is outdated and affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Samba on the remote host is 4.x prior to 4.0.21 / 4.1.x prior to 4.1.11 and is affected by a flaw in the NetBIOS name services daemon (nmbd). This flaw may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code as the superuser.


Upgrade to 4.0.21 / 4.1.11 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8759

Family: Samba

Published: 2015/05/08

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8741

Nessus ID: 76973

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3560

BID: 69021