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RHSA-2015:0250: samba4 security update

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RHSA-2015:0250: samba4 security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/23/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/02/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Samba is an open-source implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) orCommon Internet File System (CIFS) protocol, which allows PC-compatiblemachines to share files, printers, and other information.An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in the Samba daemon (smbd).A malicious Samba client could send specially crafted netlogon packetsthat, when processed by smbd, could potentially lead to arbitrary codeexecution with the privileges of the user running smbd (by default, theroot user). (CVE-2015-0240)For additional information about this flaw, see the Knowledgebase articleat https://access.redhat.com/articles/1346913Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting this issue.Upstream acknowledges Richard van Eeden of Microsoft Vulnerability Researchas the original reporter of this issue.All Samba users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing thisupdate, the smb service will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-samba4
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-client
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-common
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-dc
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-dc-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-pidl
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-python
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-swat
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-test
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-winbind
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-winbind-clients
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-winbind-krb5-locator

References

  • redhat-upgrade-samba4
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-client
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-common
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-dc
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-dc-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-pidl
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-python
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-swat
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-test
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-winbind
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-winbind-clients
  • redhat-upgrade-samba4-winbind-krb5-locator

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