Amazon Linux AMI : samba (ALAS-2017-933)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 105418

Synopsis

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

Description

Use-after-free in processing SMB1 requests

A use-after-free flaw was found in the way samba servers handled certain SMB1 requests. An unauthenticated attacker could send specially crafted SMB1 requests to cause the server to crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-14746)

Server heap-memory disclosure

A memory disclosure flaw was found in samba. An attacker could retrieve parts of server memory, which could contain potentially sensitive data, by sending specially crafted requests to the samba server. (CVE-2017-15275)

Solution

Run 'yum update samba' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-933.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105418

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-933.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/26/2017

Updated: 4/18/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14746, CVE-2017-15275

ALAS: 2017-933