Scientific Linux Security Update : samba and samba3x on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/srpm/x86_64 (20140325)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73201

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VPR Score: 5.3

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

It was found that certain Samba configurations did not enforce the password lockout mechanism. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform password guessing attacks on Samba user accounts. Note: this flaw only affected Samba when deployed as a Primary Domain Controller.
(CVE-2013-4496)

A flaw was found in the way the pam_winbind module handled configurations that specified a non-existent group as required. An authenticated user could possibly use this flaw to gain access to a service using pam_winbind in its PAM configuration when group restriction was intended for access to the service. (CVE-2012-6150)

After installing this update, the smb service will be restarted automatically.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?aa68d877

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73201

File Name: sl_20140325_samba_and_samba3x_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/26

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libsmbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-domainjoin-gui, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-swat, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-winbind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba-winbind-krb5-locator, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-client, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-domainjoin-gui, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-swat, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-winbind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba3x-winbind-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6150, CVE-2013-4496