Scientific Linux Security Update : samba on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way Samba handled ACLs on symbolic links. An
authenticated user could use this flaw to gain access to an arbitrary
file or directory by overwriting its ACL. (CVE-2015-7560)

After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0e3726f1

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89959 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7560

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