RHEL 7 : samba (RHSA-2018:3056)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118519
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for samba is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. 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) protocol and the related Common Internet File System (CIFS)
protocol, which allow PC-compatible machines to share files, printers,
and various information.
The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
samba (4.8.3). (BZ#1558560)
Security Fix(es) :
* samba: Weak authentication protocol regression (CVE-2018-1139)
* samba: Insufficient input validation in libsmbclient
* samba: NULL pointer dereference in printer server process
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
CVE-2018-1050. The CVE-2018-1139 issue was discovered by Vivek Das
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.