ESB-2017.2110 - [Debian] smb4k: Root compromise - Existing account 2017-08-23

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                               ESB-2017.2110
                           smb4k security update
                              23 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           smb4k
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-8849  

Reference:         ESB-2017.1280

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3951

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3951-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 22, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : smb4k
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-8849

Sebastian Krahmer discovered that a programming error in the mount
helper binary of the Smb4k Samba network share browser may result in
local privilege escalation.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.2.1-2~deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your smb4k 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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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