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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-16
(Links: Arbitrary Samba command execution)
Teemu Salmela discovered that Links does not properly validate 'smb://'
URLs when it runs smbclient commands.
A remote attacker could entice a user to browse to a specially crafted
'smb://' URL and execute arbitrary Samba commands, which would allow
the overwriting of arbitrary local files or the upload or the download
of arbitrary files. This vulnerability can be exploited only if
'smbclient' is installed on the victim's computer, which is provided by
the 'samba' Gentoo package.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Links users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/links-2.1_pre26'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 23873 (gentoo_GLSA-200612-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5925
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