Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Jeremy Allison discovered that Samba incorrectly handled ACLs on
symlink paths. A remote attacker could use this issue to overwrite the
ownership of ACLs using symlinks. (CVE-2015-7560)
Garming Sam and Douglas Bagnall discovered that the Samba internal DNS
server incorrectly handled certain DNS TXT records. A remote attacker
could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly obtain uninitialized memory contents. This issue
only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2016-0771)
It was discovered that the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT) was
vulnerable to clickjacking and cross-site request forgery attacks.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-0213,
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.
Update the affected samba and / or swat packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : true