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Samba 4.x.x Patched Against Code Execution Vulnerability

05
Aug
2014

A fix for a vulnerability in the nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon that would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code remotely, has been made available for all versions of Samba 4.x.x.The glitch consisted in the fact that a potential intruder could send malicious packets that would overwrite the heap of the targeted nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon.As a result of the malicious traffic, some memory operations are handled incorrectly, creating a remote code execution…

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