SUSE SLES12 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2017:0862-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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 issues
fixed :

- CVE-2017-2619: Symlink race permits opening files
outside share directory (bsc#1027147). Bugfixes :

- Don't package man pages for VFS modules that aren't
built (bsc#993707).

- sync_req: make async_connect_send() 'reentrant';
(bso#12105); (bsc#1024416).

- Document 'winbind: ignore domains' parameter;
(bsc#1019416).

- Prevent core, make sure response->extra_data.data is
always cleared out; (bsc#993692).

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/1019416
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1024416
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1027147
https://bugzilla.suse.com/993692
https://bugzilla.suse.com/993707
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2619.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f8bf37d3

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 for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-481=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-481=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-2017-481=1

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99089 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2619

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