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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for samba RHSA-2017:1270-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Samba is an open-source implementation of
the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol and the related Common Internet File
System (CIFS) protocol, which allow PC-compatible machines to share files,
printers, and various information.

Security Fix(es):

* A remote code execution flaw was found in Samba. A malicious
authenticated samba client, having write access to the samba share, could
use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2017-7494)

Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges steelo as the original reporter.

Affected Software/OS:
samba on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7494
BugTraq ID: 98636
Debian Security Information: DSA-3860 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1270
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1271
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1272
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1273
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1390
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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