GLSA-201612-47 : Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities (Badlock)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96127


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The 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.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-4.2.11'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96127

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-47.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/27

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:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:samba, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3223, CVE-2015-5252, CVE-2015-5296, CVE-2015-5299, CVE-2015-5330, CVE-2015-7540, CVE-2015-8467, CVE-2016-2110, CVE-2016-2111, CVE-2016-2112, CVE-2016-2113, CVE-2016-2114, CVE-2016-2115, CVE-2016-2118

GLSA: 201612-47