Scientific Linux Security Update : samba4 on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20140805)

high Nessus Plugin ID 77017
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Synopsis

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

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in Samba's NetBIOS message block daemon (nmbd). An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to send specially crafted packets that, when processed by nmbd, could possibly lead to arbitrary code execution with root privileges.
(CVE-2014-3560)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd586bdd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77017

File Name: sl_20140805_samba4_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/6/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-client, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-dc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-dc-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-pidl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-python, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-swat, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-test, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-winbind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:samba4-winbind-krb5-locator, 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: 8/5/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/6/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3560