SUSE SLES11 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2017:1216-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 100050


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for samba fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2017-2619: symlink race permits opening files outside share directory (bsc#1027147). For SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 this is a re-issue of the update, a regression in the fix has been addressed (bsc#1036283, bso#12721).

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-samba-13096=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-samba-13096=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-samba-13096=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-samba-13096=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-samba-13096=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-samba-13096=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-samba-13096=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 100050

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1216-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/09

Modified: 2017/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.2

Temporal Score: 1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ldapsmb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldb1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsmbclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtalloc2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtdb1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtevent0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwbclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba-krb-printing, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba-winbind, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2619

OSVDB: 154257