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Mandriva Advisories MDKSA-2006:120 : samba


Updated samba packages fix DoS vulnerability

July 10th, 2006


A vulnerability in samba 3.0.x was discovered where an attacker could


cause a single smbd process to bloat, exhausting memory on the system.


This bug is caused by continually increasing the size of an array which


maintains state information about the number of active share






Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.



The released versions of Mandriva GNU/Linux affected are:

  • CS3.0
  • 10.2
  • 2006.0

Full information about this advisory, including the updated packages, is available at:



Other references:




Posted automatically by aru (mdksec2mub v: mdksec2mub,v 1.3 2006/07/02 09:40:56 aru Exp $)

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