This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the DCE-RPC client code
in Samba. A specially crafted DCE-RPC packet could cause various Samba
programs to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when parsed. A
malicious or compromised Active Directory Domain Controller could use
this flaw to compromise the winbindd daemon running with root
A flaw was found in the way Samba performed ACL checks on alternate
file and directory data streams. An attacker able to access a CIFS
share with alternate stream support enabled could access alternate
data streams regardless of the underlying file or directory ACL
After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3