Intrusion Prevention

Samba.Writable.Share.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in Samba.
The vulnerability is due to an error in smbd when handling files uploaded to writable share. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code on the affected machine.

Affected Products

Samba 3.5.0 to 4.6.3, 4.5.9 and 4.4.13

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2017-7494.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-7494