RHEL 6 : samba4 (RHSA-2017:1271) (SambaCry)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for samba4 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Samba is an open source implementation of the Server Message Block
(SMB) or Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol, which allows
PC-compatible machines to share files, printers, and other
information.

Security Fix(es) :

* A remote code execution flaw was found in Samba. A malicious
authenticated samba client, having write access to the samba share,
could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2017-7494)

Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting this
issue. Upstream acknowledges steelo as the original reporter.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7494.html
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2017-7494.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/3034621
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1271.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100401 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7494

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