Debian: DSA-3860-1: samba security update

    Date24 May 2017
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3860-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 24, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : samba
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-7494
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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