Amazon Linux AMI : samba (ALAS-2017-834) (SambaCry)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100554
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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)

It was found that Samba always requested forwardable tickets when using Kerberos authentication. A service to which Samba authenticated using Kerberos could subsequently use the ticket to impersonate Samba to other services or domain users. (CVE-2016-2125)

A flaw was found in the way Samba handled PAC (Privilege Attribute Certificate) checksums. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash the winbindd process. (CVE-2016-2126)

A race condition was found in samba server. A malicious samba client could use this flaw to access files and directories, in areas of the server file system not exported under the share definitions.
(CVE-2017-2619)

Solution

Run 'yum update samba' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-834.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100554

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-834.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/1/2017

Updated: 4/10/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ctdb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ctdb-tests, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsmbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwbclient, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-client-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-common-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-common-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-krb5-printing, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-pidl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-python, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-test-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind-krb5-locator, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind-modules, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/30/2017

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Samba is_known_pipename() Arbitrary Module Load)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2125, CVE-2016-2126, CVE-2017-2619, CVE-2017-7494

ALAS: 2017-834

RHSA: 2017:1270