SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2016:0837-1)

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 issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2015-7560: Getting and setting Windows ACLs on
symlinks can change permissions on link target;
(bso#11648); (bsc#968222).

Bug fixed :

- Fix leaking memory in libsmbclient: Add missing talloc
stackframe; (bso#11177); (bsc#967017).

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/967017
https://bugzilla.suse.com/968222
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7560.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?5cecc79f

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-12466=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-samba-12466=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-samba-12466=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-samba-12466=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90093 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7560

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