SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : samba (SUSE-SU-2016:0164-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88005


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for Samba fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-5330: Remote read memory exploit in LDB (bnc#958586)

- CVE-2015-5252: Insufficient symlink verification (file access outside the share) (bnc#958582)

- CVE-2015-5296: No man in the middle protection when forcing smb encryption on the client side (bnc#958584)

- CVE-2015-5299: Currently the snapshot browsing is not secure thru windows previous version (shadow_copy2) (bnc#958583)

Non-security issues fixed :

- Prevent NULL pointer access in samlogon fallback when security credentials are null (bnc#949022)

- Ensure samlogon fall-back requests are rerouted after kerberos failure (bnc#953382)

- Ensure 'Your account is disabled' message is displayed when attempting to ssh into locked account (bnc#953382)

- Address unrecoverable winbind failure: 'key length too large' (bnc#934299)

- Take resource group sids into account when caching netsamlogon data (bnc#912457)

- Fix lookup of groups with 'Local Domain' scope from Active Directory (bnc#948244)

- dependency issue with samba-winbind (bnc#936909)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-samba-20160113-12338=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-samba-20160113-12338=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88005

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0164-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/20

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ldapsmb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldb1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsmbclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtalloc2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtdb1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtevent0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwbclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba-krb-printing, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:samba-winbind, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5252, CVE-2015-5296, CVE-2015-5299, CVE-2015-5330

OSVDB: 131935, 131936, 131937, 131938