Scientific Linux Security Update : samba4 on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (SambaCry)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100402


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


Security Fix(es) :

- A remote code execution flaw was found in Samba. A malicious authenticated samba client, having write access to the samba share, could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2017-7494)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100402

File Name: sl_20170524_samba4_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/25

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/24

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Samba is_known_pipename() Arbitrary Module Load)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7494