ALAS-2016-674


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-674
Advisory Release Date: 2016-03-29 15:30 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2015-7560 

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in the way Samba handled ACLs on symbolic links. An authenticated user could use this flaw to gain access to an arbitrary file or directory by overwriting its ACL.


Affected Packages:

samba


Issue Correction:
Run yum update samba to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    samba-test-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-test-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-test-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-common-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-winbind-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    ctdb-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    ctdb-tests-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    libsmbclient-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-winbind-clients-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-winbind-modules-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-python-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-client-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-debuginfo-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    libwbclient-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-client-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-winbind-krb5-locator-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    samba-common-tools-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    libwbclient-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    ctdb-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686
    libsmbclient-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    samba-pidl-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.noarch
    samba-common-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.noarch

src:
    samba-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    samba-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-winbind-modules-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-winbind-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-winbind-krb5-locator-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    libwbclient-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    libwbclient-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    ctdb-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    libsmbclient-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-winbind-clients-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-python-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    ctdb-tests-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    libsmbclient-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-test-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-common-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-test-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    ctdb-devel-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-client-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-common-tools-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-client-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-test-libs-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64
    samba-debuginfo-4.2.3-12.31.amzn1.x86_64