SUSE SLES12 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2017:1396-1) (SambaCry)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100407
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for samba fixes the following issue :
- An unprivileged user with access to the samba server could cause smbd to load a specially crafted shared library, which then had the ability to execute arbitrary code on the server as 'root'. [CVE-2017-7494, bso#12780, bsc#1038231]
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.
SolutionTo 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-12-2017-852=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-852=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.