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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   Samba Vendors:   Samba.org
(Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) Samba smbd and nmbd Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030851
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030851
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0244, CVE-2014-3493   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 16 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Samba. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target nmbd service to enter an infinite loop and consume excessive CPU resources and stop the NetBIOS name service [CVE-2014-0244].

A Red Hat user reported this vulnerability.

A remote authenticated user can submit a non-unicode request for a valid unicode path name to trigger a memory overwrite error and cause the smbd service to crash [CVE-2014-3493].

Simon Arlott reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause excessive CPU consumption on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can cause the smbd service to crash.

Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_samba1

Vendor URL:  www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2014-0244 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10, 11.2

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