Oracle Linux 6 : samba4 (ELSA-2017-0744)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0744 :

An update for samba4 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Samba is an open source implementation of the Server Message Block
(SMB) or Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol, which allows
PC-compatible machines to share files, printers, and other
information.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that Samba always requested forwardable tickets when
using Kerberos authentication. A service to which Samba authenticated
using Kerberos could subsequently use the ticket to impersonate Samba
to other services or domain users. (CVE-2016-2125)

* A flaw was found in the way Samba handled PAC (Privilege Attribute
Certificate) checksums. A remote, authenticated attacker could use
this flaw to crash the winbindd process. (CVE-2016-2126)

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9
Technical Notes linked from the References section.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-March/006804.html

Solution :

Update the affected samba4 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99072 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2125
CVE-2016-2126

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