This vulnerability is 6 years 8 months and 4 days old and there are presently no exploits available for the it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and while there are presently no publicly known exploits available for it, the vulnerability should be patched within the next three months.
SynopsisThe remote Samba service is vulnerable to a heap overflow attack.
Vulnerability DescriptionThe remote Samba install is prone to a heap-based buffer overflow attack. The Heap-based buffer overflow is in process.c in smbd in Samba 3.0, as used in the file-sharing service on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet before 184.108.40.20671 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a Batched (aka AndX) request that triggers infinite recursion.
An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application. Failed exploit attempts will result in a denial of service condition.
SolutionUpdates are available. Please see the references for more information.
Samba Samba 3.3.9
CVE ReferencesCVE-2012-0870 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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