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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 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.

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 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