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Samba CVE-2017-9461: Denial of service vulnerability

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Samba CVE-2017-9461: Denial of service vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/30/2018
Modified
03/18/2019

Description

smbd in Samba before 4.4.10 and 4.5.x before 4.5.6 has a denial of service vulnerability (fd_open_atomic infinite loop with high CPU usage and memory consumption) due to wrongly handling dangling symlinks.

Solution(s)

  • samba-upgrade-4_4_10
  • samba-upgrade-4_5_6

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