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Samba < 3.0.23 smdb Share Remote DoS

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.0.23 or higher.