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[GLSA-200607-10] Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-10
(Samba: Denial of Service vulnerability)
During an internal audit the Samba team discovered that a flaw in the
way Samba stores share connection requests could lead to a Denial of
By sending a large amount of share connection requests to a vulnerable
Samba server, a possible hacker could cause a Denial of Service due to memory
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-3.0.22-r3"
Threat Level: Medium
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