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Samba Mangling Overflow 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 buffer overflow if the option 'mangling method' is
set to 'hash' in smb.conf (which is not the case by default).
A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote
Solution : upgrade to Samba 2.2.10 or 3.0.5
See also : http://us1.samba.org/samba/whatsnew/samba-2.2.10.html
See also : http://us1.samba.org/samba/whatsnew/samba-3.0.5.html
Threat Level: High
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