CentOS 6 : samba4 (CESA-2018:1883)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 110649

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for samba4 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

Samba is an open source implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) or Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol, which allows PC-compatible machines to share files, printers, and other information.

Security Fix(es) :

* samba: NULL pointer indirection in printer server process (CVE-2018-1050)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting this issue.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Technical Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected samba4 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0b205960

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110649

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-1883.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/22/2018

Updated: 9/10/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1050

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-client, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-dc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-dc-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-pidl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-python, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-winbind, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba4-winbind-krb5-locator, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1050

RHSA: 2018:1883