|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for samba4 RHSA-2014:1009-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba4'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba4'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Samba is an open-source implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) or
Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol, which allows PC-compatible
machines to share files, printers, and other information.
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in Samba's NetBIOS message
block daemon (nmbd). An attacker on the local network could use this flaw
to send specially crafted packets that, when processed by nmbd, could
possibly lead to arbitrary code execution with root privileges.
All Samba users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this
update, the smb service will be restarted automatically.
samba4 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-3560|
BugTraq ID: 69021
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:1040 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: samba-cve20143560-bo(95081)
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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