SUSE SLES11 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2016:0032-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for Samba fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-5330: Remote read memory exploit in LDB

- CVE-2015-5252: Insufficient symlink verification (file
access outside the share) (bnc#958582).

- CVE-2015-5296: No man in the middle protection when
forcing smb encryption on the client side (bnc#958584).

- CVE-2015-5299: Currently the snapshot browsing is not
secure thru windows previous version (shadow_copy2)

Non-security issues fixed :

- Prevent NULL pointer access in samlogon fallback when
security credentials are null (bnc#949022).

- Address unrecoverable winbind failure: 'key length too
large' (bnc#934299).

- Take resource group sids into account when caching
netsamlogon data (bnc#912457).

- Use domain name if search by domain SID fails to send
SIDHistory lookups to correct idmap backend

- Remove deprecated base_rid example from idmap_rid
manpage (bnc#913304).

- Purge printer name cache on spoolss SetPrinter change

- Fix lookup of groups with 'Local Domain' scope from
Active Directory (bnc#948244).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-samba-12297=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-samba-12297=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87863 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5252

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