Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3860-1 samba -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7494.
- More information:
steelo discovered a remote code execution vulnerability in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix. A malicious client with access to a writable share, can take advantage of this flaw by uploading a shared library and then cause the server to load and execute it.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.