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[ASA-201712-1] samba: multiple issues
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201712-1 ========================================= Severity: High Date : 2017-12-02 CVE-ID : CVE-2017-14746 CVE-2017-15275 Package : samba Type : multiple issues Remote : Yes Link : Summary ======= The package samba before version 4.7.3-1 is vulnerable to multiple issues including arbitrary code execution and information disclosure. Resolution ========== Upgrade to 4.7.3-1. # pacman -Syu "samba>=4.7.3-1" The problems have been fixed upstream in version 4.7.3. Workaround ========== It is possible to work around CVE-2017-14746 by disabling the SMB1 protocol in the [global] section in smb.conf: server min protocol = SMB2 Description =========== - CVE-2017-14746 (arbitrary code execution) A use-after-free flaw was found in the way samba servers handled certain SMB1 requests. An unauthenticated attacker could send specially-crafted SMB1 requests to cause the server to crash or execute arbitrary code. - CVE-2017-15275 (information disclosure) A memory disclosure flaw was found in samba. An attacker could retrieve parts of server memory, which could contain potentially sensitive data, by sending specially-crafted requests to the samba server. Impact ====== A remote attacker is able to disclose sensitive information and execute arbitrary code on the affected host. References ==========