Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : samba vulnerability (USN-1966-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jeremy Allison discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain
extended attribute lists. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause Samba to hang, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected samba package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70116 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61597

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4124