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Samba Remote Arbitrary File Creation 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 remote file creation vulnerability.
This vulnerability allows a possible hacker to overwrite arbitrary
files by supplying an arbitrarily formed NetBIOS machine name
to this server, and to potentially become root on the remote
A possible hacker do not need any rights to exploit this flaw.
Solution : upgrade to Samba 2.0.10 or 2.2.0a
Threat Level: High
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