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Samba FindNextPrintChangeNotify() Denial of Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks samba version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Samba server, according to its version number, is vulnerable
to a denial of service.
A possible hacker may be able to crash the remote samba server by sending
a FindNextPrintChangeNotify() request without previously issuing a
It is reported that Windows XP SP2 generates such requests.
Solution : upgrade to Samba 2.2.11 or 3.0.6
Threat Level: Medium
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