Samba is supported on IBM i. IBM i has addressed the applicable CVEs.
DESCRIPTION: Samba could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper access to named pipe endpoints. By uploading a specially-crafted shared library to a writeable share, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/126417 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
Releases 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are affected.
The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to the IBM i Operating System.
Releases 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed.
The IBM i PTF numbers are:
Release 7.2 – SI65094
Release 7.3 – SI65096
Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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13 Jun 2017: Original Document Published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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18 December 2019