FreeBSD : samba -- multiple vulnerabilities (ef434839-a6a4-11e5-8275-000c292e4fd8)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87514


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


Samba team reports :

[CVE-2015-3223] Malicious request can cause Samba LDAP server to hang, spinning using CPU.

[CVE-2015-5330] Malicious request can cause Samba LDAP server to return uninitialized memory that should not be part of the reply.

[CVE-2015-5296] Requesting encryption should also request signing when setting up the connection to protect against man-in-the-middle attacks.

[CVE-2015-5299] A missing access control check in the VFS shadow_copy2 module could allow unauthorized users to access snapshots.

[CVE-2015-7540] Malicious request can cause Samba LDAP server to return crash.

[CVE-2015-8467] Samba can expose Windows DCs to MS15-096 Denial of service via the creation of multiple machine accounts(The Microsoft issue is CVE-2015-2535).

[CVE-2015-5252] Insufficient symlink verification could allow data access outside share path.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87514

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ef434839a6a411e58275000c292e4fd8.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Published: 12/21/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ldb, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba36, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba4, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba41, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba42, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba43, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/16/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3223, CVE-2015-5252, CVE-2015-5296, CVE-2015-5299, CVE-2015-5330, CVE-2015-7540, CVE-2015-8467