GLSA-201612-47 : Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities (Badlock)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-47
(Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in samba. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root
privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, conduct a
man-in-the-middle attack, obtain sensitive information, or bypass file
permissions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-47

Solution :

All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-4.2.11'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

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