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

High 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: High

ID: 105418

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-933.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/26

Modified: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-933