FreeBSD : samba -- symlink race allows access outside share definition (2826317b-10ec-11e7-944e-000c292e4fd8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Samba team reports :

A time-of-check, time-of-use race condition can allow clients to
access non-exported parts of the file system via symlinks.

See also :

https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2017-2619.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3fb54b22

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97972 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2619

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