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Samba Printer Change Notification Request Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-08-30    Last Update:  2004-09-10    Views:  11,891

Secunia Advisory SA12397

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


NOTE: Based on new information from the vendor, this is NOT a security issue and the advisory has therefore been revoked.

A vulnerability has been reported in Samba, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of client printer change notification requests. This can be exploited to crash smbd by sending a "FindNextPrintChangeNotify()" request without first sending a "FindFirstPrintChangeNotify()" request.

The issue can reportedly be triggered by Windows XP SP2 clients.


Solution:
Update to version 2.2.11.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://us1.samba.org/samba/history/samba-2.2.11.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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