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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was found that certain Samba configurations did not enforce the
password lockout mechanism. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
perform password guessing attacks on Samba user accounts. Note: this
flaw only affected Samba when deployed as a Primary Domain Controller.
A flaw was found in Samba's 'smbcacls' command, which is used to set
or get ACLs on SMB file shares. Certain command line options of this
command would incorrectly remove an ACL previously applied on a file
or a directory, leaving the file or directory without the intended
A flaw was found in the way the pam_winbind module handled
configurations that specified a non-existent group as required. An
authenticated user could possibly use this flaw to gain access to a
service using pam_winbind in its PAM configuration when group
restriction was intended for access to the service. (CVE-2012-6150)
After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73453 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-6150CVE-2013-4496CVE-2013-6442
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