CVE-2016-2115

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-04-12
CWE:
CWE-300
Bugzilla:
1312084: CVE-2016-2115 samba: Smb signing not required by default when smb client connection is used for ipc usage
It was found that Samba did not enable integrity protection for IPC traffic by default. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to view and modify the data sent between a Samba server and a client.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2115 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 7.1 (samba) RHSA-2016:0618 2016-04-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.6 (samba) RHSA-2016:0619 2016-04-12
Red Hat Gluster 3 Samba on RHEL-6 (samba) RHSA-2016:0614 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.5 (samba) RHSA-2016:0619 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (samba4) RHSA-2016:0612 2016-04-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.2 (samba) RHSA-2016:0619 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (samba) RHSA-2016:0611 2016-04-12
Red Hat Gluster 3 Samba on RHEL-7 (samba) RHSA-2016:0614 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.4 (samba4) RHSA-2016:0620 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.9 server) (samba3x) RHSA-2016:0624 2016-04-12
Red Hat Gluster Storage Server 3.1 on RHEL-6 (libldb) RHSA-2016:0614 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.5 (samba4) RHSA-2016:0620 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (samba3x) RHSA-2016:0613 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.2 (samba4) RHSA-2016:0620 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (samba) RHSA-2016:0612 2016-04-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.6 (samba4) RHSA-2016:0620 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.4 (samba) RHSA-2016:0619 2016-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server) (samba3x) RHSA-2016:0624 2016-04-12

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 samba Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 samba Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Stefan Metzmacher (SerNet) as the original reporter.

External References

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