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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92581


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


Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was found in the way Samba initiated signed DCE/RPC connections. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to downgrade the connection to not use signing and therefore impersonate the server.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92581

File Name: sl_20160726_samba4_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/27

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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: 2016/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2119