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Sun Alert 101783 Security Vulnerability in Samba's "ms_fnmatch()" Function May Result in a Denial of Service (DoS)

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Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System

A security vulnerability in Samba's "ms_fnmatch()" function may allow a remote unprivileged user the ability to create a Denial of Service (DoS) by causing excessive CPU consumption via a Samba request that contains multiple wildcard characters.

This issue is referenced in the following document:

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 23-Jun-2005

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