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Samba Multiple Share Connection Requests Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2006-07-11    Last Update:  2006-07-19    Views:  15,917

Secunia Advisory SA20980

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling a lot of share connection requests. This can be exploited to cause smbd to exhaust memory resources via a large number of share connections.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 3.0.1 through 3.0.22.


Solution:
Update to version 3.0.23.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://us1.samba.org/samba/security/CAN-2006-3403.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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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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