EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : samba (EulerOS-SA-2017-1219)
High Nessus Plugin ID 103077
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the samba packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- 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)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected samba package.