Warning! Samba Vulnerability CVE-2017-749
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Warning! Samba Vulnerability CVE-2017-749

Samba is a free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol on Linux and UNIX. Samba issued a 4.6.4 version to address a defect on 24 May 2017, and this defect is vulnerability CVE-2017-7494. Additionally, Samba 4.6.4, 4.5.10 and 4.4.14 have been issued as security releases to correct the defect.

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A remote code execution flaw was found in Samba. A malicious authenticated samba client, having write access to the samba share, could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as root.