MyCERT Advisories

MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2017

MA-664.052017: MyCERT Advisory – Samba Releases Security Updates

Date first published: 29/05/2017

1.0 Introduction
The Samba Team has released security updates that address a vulnerability in all versions of Samba from 3.5.0 onward. 

High (CVE-2017-7494)Remote code execution from a writable shareAll versions of Samba from 3.5.0 onwards

2.0 Impact
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

3.0 Affected Products
 All versions of Samba from 3.5.0 onwards.

4.0 Recommendations
MyCERT recommends all users of this product to review the provided information in below URL and apply necessary update:

Generally, MyCERT advises the users of this software to be updated with the latest security announcements by the vendor and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

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5.0 References