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.