Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS : samba vulnerabilities (USN-1226-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Dan Rosenberg discovered that Samba incorrectly handled changes to the
mtab file. A local attacker could use this issue to corrupt the mtab
file, possibly leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1678)

Jan Lieskovsky discovered that Samba incorrectly filtered certain
strings being added to the mtab file. A local attacker could use this
issue to corrupt the mtab file, possibly leading to a denial of
service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2011-2724)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that Samba incorrectly handled the mtab lock
file. A local attacker could use this issue to create a stale lock
file, possibly leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3585).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected smbfs package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56389 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1678
CVE-2011-2724
CVE-2011-3585