GLSA-201612-47 : Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities (Badlock)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96127
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-47 (Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in samba. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, conduct a man-in-the-middle attack, obtain sensitive information, or bypass file permissions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-4.2.11'