CentOS 7 : samba (CESA-2018:3056)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119691


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


An 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 (CVE-2018-10858)

* samba: NULL pointer dereference 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 CVE-2018-1050. The CVE-2018-1139 issue was discovered by Vivek Das (Red Hat).

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.


Update the affected samba packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119691

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-3056.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/17/2018

Updated: 3/27/2020

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-10858


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ctdb, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ctdb-tests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libsmbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libwbclient, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libwbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-client-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-common-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-common-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-dc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-dc-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-krb5-printing, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-pidl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-python, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-python-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-test-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-vfs-glusterfs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-winbind-krb5-locator, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-winbind-modules, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1050, CVE-2018-10858, CVE-2018-1139

RHSA: 2018:3056