Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Link to Us
Linux Jobs

More on LinuxToday

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."

Complete Story

Related Stories: