Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016-2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Frederic Besler and others discovered that the ndr_pull_dnsp_nam
function in Samba contained an integer overflow. An authenticated
attacker could use this to gain administrative privileges. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.10.
Simo Sorce discovered that that Samba clients always requested a
forwardable ticket when using Kerberos authentication. An attacker
could use this to impersonate an authenticated user or service.
Volker Lendecke discovered that Kerberos PAC validation implementation
in Samba contained multiple vulnerabilities. An authenticated attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service or gain administrative
privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04
LTS, and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-2126).
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 libsmbclient, samba and / or winbind packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : false