Oracle Linux 6 : samba4 (ELSA-2017-2791)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2791 :

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 Moderate. 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) :

* It was found that samba did not enforce 'SMB signing' when certain
configuration options were enabled. A remote attacker could launch a
man-in-the-middle attack and retrieve information in plain-text.
(CVE-2017-12150)

* An information leak flaw was found in the way SMB1 protocol was
implemented by Samba. A malicious client could use this flaw to dump
server memory contents to a file on the samba share or to a shared
printer, though the exact area of server memory cannot be controlled
by the attacker. (CVE-2017-12163)

Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting
CVE-2017-12150 and Yihan Lian and Zhibin Hu (Qihoo 360 GearTeam),
Stefan Metzmacher (SerNet), and Jeremy Allison (Google) for reporting
CVE-2017-12163. Upstream acknowledges Stefan Metzmacher (SerNet) as
the original reporter of CVE-2017-12150.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-September/007222.html

Solution :

Update the affected samba4 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103491 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-12150
CVE-2017-12163

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