CentOS 8 : samba (CESA-2021:1647)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149752
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The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:1647 advisory.

- samba: Missing handle permissions check in SMB1/2/3 ChangeNotify (CVE-2020-14318)

- samba: Unprivileged user can crash winbind (CVE-2020-14323)

- samba: Netlogon elevation of privilege vulnerability (Zerologon) (CVE-2020-1472)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149752

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-1647.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2021

Updated: 6/2/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1472


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 10


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, 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:openchange, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-samba, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-samba-test, 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-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-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-test-libs, 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, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:samba-winexe

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1472, CVE-2020-14318, CVE-2020-14323

RHSA: 2021:1647