SMBLoris is a remote, unauthenticated application-level denial of service (DoS) attack against Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is caused by a very old memory-handling bug in the Server Message Block (SMB) network protocol implementation. The vulnerability lies in the way SMB packets are processed and memory is allocated. It was discovered by two RiskSense security researchers — Sean […]

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A 7-year-old Critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability has been found in Samba networking software that could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected Linux and Unix machines. Samba is the defacto standard for providing Windows-based file and print services on Unix and Linux systems. Many systems run Samba and it is usually […]

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A critical vulnerability has been found in Samba which affects all Windows platforms, termed as badlock. It will be patched on April 12, 2016. Samba is an open source implementation of the SMB/CIFS network protocol, which runs on non-windows operating systems like Unix, IBM System 390, Linux, OpenVMS and other operating systems and allows them to […]

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