FreeBSD : samba -- remote code execution (89ff45e3-1a57-11e4-bebd-000c2980a9f3)

high Nessus Plugin ID 76985
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Samba developers report :

A malicious browser can send packets that may overwrite the heap of the target nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon. It may be possible to use this to generate a remote code execution vulnerability as the superuser (root).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2014-3560

http://www.nessus.org/u?767ff0b2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76985

File Name: freebsd_pkg_89ff45e31a5711e4bebd000c2980a9f3.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 8/4/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba4, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba41, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 8/2/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3560