Samba 4.x < 4.0.21 / 4.1.x < 4.1.11 nmbd Remote Code Execution

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8759

Synopsis

The remote version of Samba is outdated and affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of Samba on the remote host is 4.x prior to 4.0.21 / 4.1.x prior to 4.1.11 and is affected by a flaw in the NetBIOS name services daemon (nmbd). This flaw may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code as the superuser.

Solution

Upgrade to 4.0.21 / 4.1.11 or later.

See Also

http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2014-3560

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.0.21.html

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.1.11.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8759

Family: Samba

Published: 2015/05/08

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 8741

Nessus ID: 76973

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3560

BID: 69021