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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12150: Security patch for samba (ALAS-2017-909)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12150: Security patch for samba (ALAS-2017-909)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/21/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/13/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

It was found that samba before 4.4.16, 4.5.x before 4.5.14, and 4.6.x before 4.6.8 did not enforce "SMB signing" when certain configuration options were enabled. A remote attacker could launch a man-in-the-middle attack and retrieve information in plain-text.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-samba

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-samba

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