openSUSE Security Update : samba (openSUSE-2017-618) (SambaCry)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for samba fixes the following issue :

- An unprivileged user with access to the samba server
could cause smbd to load a specially crafted shared
library, which then had the ability to execute arbitrary
code on the server as 'root'. [CVE-2017-7494, bso#12780,
bsc#1038231]

This update was imported from SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update project.

NOTE: This update is released in openSUSE Leap 42.1 after its official
End Of Life only because of its severity and potential impact for
users that have not migrated yet.

Please upgrade your openSUSE Leap 42.1 as soon as possible.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038231

Solution :

Update the affected samba packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100499 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7494

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