Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : samba vulnerability (USN-1434-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ivano Cristofolini discovered that Samba incorrectly handled some
Local Security Authority (LSA) remote procedure calls (RPC). A remote,
authenticated attacker could exploit this to grant administrative
privileges to arbitrary users. The administrative privileges could be
used to bypass permission checks performed by the Samba server.

Solution :

Update the affected samba package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58948 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53307

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2111