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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-47

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-47
Posted Dec 24, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-47 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Samba, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code with root privileges. Versions less than 4.2.11 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, root, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-3223, CVE-2015-5252, CVE-2015-5296, CVE-2015-5299, CVE-2015-5330, CVE-2015-7540, CVE-2015-8467, CVE-2016-2110, CVE-2016-2111, CVE-2016-2112, CVE-2016-2113, CVE-2016-2114, CVE-2016-2115, CVE-2016-2118
SHA-256 | a90feb7fa58b657e989e89a4f6c40472eeed2dc783afe5dad3b3e0c77040f948

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201612-47

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Severity: Normal
Title: Samba: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 24, 2016
Bugs: #568432, #578004
ID: 201612-47

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Samba, the worst of which
may allow execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.

Background
==========

Samba is a suite of SMB and CIFS client/server programs.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-fs/samba < 4.2.11 >= 4.2.11

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in samba. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root
privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition, conduct a
man-in-the-middle attack, obtain sensitive information, or bypass file
permissions.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/samba-4.2.11"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-3223
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3223
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-5252
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5252
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-5296
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5296
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-5299
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5299
[ 5 ] CVE-2015-5330
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5330
[ 6 ] CVE-2015-7540
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7540
[ 7 ] CVE-2015-8467
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-8467
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-2110
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2110
[ 9 ] CVE-2016-2111
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2111
[ 10 ] CVE-2016-2112
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2112
[ 11 ] CVE-2016-2113
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2113
[ 12 ] CVE-2016-2114
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2114
[ 13 ] CVE-2016-2115
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2115
[ 14 ] CVE-2016-2118
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2118

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-47

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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