EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : samba (EulerOS-SA-2017-1220)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103078


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According 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.


Update the affected samba package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103078

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1220.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/11

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libwbclient, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-client-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-common-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-common-tools, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-python, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:samba-winbind-modules, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9461

OSVDB: 158642