Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : samba vulnerability (USN-2156-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Andrew Bartlett discovered that Samba did not properly enforce the
password guessing protection mechanism for all interfaces. A remote
attacker could use this issue to possibly attempt to brute force user
passwords.

Solution :

Update the affected samba package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73223 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66336

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4496