Scientific Linux Security Update : samba on SL7.x x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 102656
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
Security Fix(es) :
- A flaw was found in the way Samba handled dangling symlinks. An authenticated malicious Samba client could use this flaw to cause the smbd daemon to enter an infinite loop and use an excessive amount of CPU and memory. (CVE-2017-9461)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.