GLSA-201705-14 : Smb4K: Arbitrary command execution as root

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-14
(Smb4K: Arbitrary command execution as root)

Smb4k contains a logic flaw in which mount helper binary does not
properly verify the mount command it is being asked to run.

Impact :

A local user can execute commands with the root privilege due to the
mount helper being installed as suid.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-14

Solution :

All Smb4K users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/smb4k-1.2.3-r1:4'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100446 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8849

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