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Samba update fixes DoS vulnerabilities

May 19, 2010, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"Released last week, version 3.4.8 of the free Samba file and print server fixes various holes including two denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities which allow attackers to remotely crash the Smbd service. One of the problems is caused by a null pointer dereference when processing a certain series of SMB headers that include a specific combination of flags."

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