[Samba] Samba UDP Packet 0 TTL

Sturgis, Grant Grant.Sturgis at arraybiopharma.com
Fri Mar 11 18:53:29 GMT 2005

Greetings List,

I am having a problem with Samba sending out packets with 0 ttl.  The
main problem is that my IDS complains about it constantly.  I know that
I can change the IDS rules such that it does not alarm on this, but it
seems to me that Samba should never send out a 0 ttl packet.

I do have a packet trace of the offense (available if necessary), but
essentially it is:

11:29:13.045728 > NBT

When I stop the smb service (service smb stop - stopping both smb and
nmb), these packets do stop occurring.  

This is samba-3.0.9-1.3E.2 on RHEL 3.0

Any clues, suggestions, rants, etc are most welcome.

Thank you,


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