openSUSE Security Update : smb4k (openSUSE-2017-595)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100286


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for smb4k fixes the following issues :

- Disabled dbus service and polkit rules, because this version of smb4k has a local root exploit issue (boo#1036245, CVE-2017-8849). Automatic mounting will no longer be possible to work around this security issue.


Update the affected smb4k packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100286

File Name: openSUSE-2017-595.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/19

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:smb4k, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:smb4k-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:smb4k-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:smb4k-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8849