Debian DSA-3171-1 : samba - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 81450
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Richard van Eeden of Microsoft Vulnerability Research discovered that Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix, contains a flaw in the netlogon server code which allows remote code execution with root privileges from an unauthenticated connection.

Solution

Upgrade the samba packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u5.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/samba

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3171

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 81450

File Name: debian_DSA-3171.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:samba, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/23/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0240

DSA: 3171