SUSE SLES11 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2016:0905-1)

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).

Bugs fixed :

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

- Ensure samlogon fallback requests are rerouted after
kerberos failure; (bsc#953382).

- Ensure attempt to ssh into locked account triggers 'Your
account is disabled.....' to the console; (bsc#953382).

- Make the winbind package depend on the matching
libwbclient version and vice versa; (bsc#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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/936909
https://bugzilla.suse.com/953382
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?7f37a1e9

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-12477=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-samba-12477=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: 90262 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7560

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