This vulnerability is 15 years 10 months and 6 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.
SynopsisArbitrary code may be run on the remote server.
Vulnerability DescriptionThe remote Samba server, according to its version number, is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow when receiving specially crafted SMB fragment packets.
An attacker needs to be able to access at least one share to exploit this flaw.
In addition, it is reported that Samba contains a flaw related to the handling of .reg files that may allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary file.
SolutionUpgrade to Samba 2.2.8.
CVE ReferencesCVE-2003-0085 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2003-0086 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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