FreeBSD : samba -- symlink race allows access outside share definition (2826317b-10ec-11e7-944e-000c292e4fd8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97972


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


Samba team reports :

A time-of-check, time-of-use race condition can allow clients to access non-exported parts of the file system via symlinks.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97972

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2826317b10ec11e7944e000c292e4fd8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/27

Modified: 2017/07/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba44, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba45, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba46, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2619