SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2016:0164-1)

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)

- Ensure samlogon fall-back requests are rerouted after
kerberos failure (bnc#953382)

- Ensure 'Your account is disabled' message is displayed
when attempting to ssh into locked account (bnc#953382)

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

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

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

- dependency issue with samba-winbind (bnc#936909)

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-samba-20160113-12338=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: 88005 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5252

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