Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : samba vulnerabilities (USN-3426-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103416

Synopsis

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

Description

Stefan Metzmacher discovered that Samba incorrectly enforced SMB signing in certain situations. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform a man in the middle attack. (CVE-2017-12150)

Stefan Metzmacher discovered that Samba incorrectly handled encryption across DFS redirects. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform a man in the middle attack. (CVE-2017-12151)

Yihan Lian and Zhibin Hu discovered that Samba incorrectly handled memory when SMB1 is being used. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain server memory contents. (CVE-2017-12163).

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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3426-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103416

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3426-1.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/22

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12150, CVE-2017-12151, CVE-2017-12163

USN: 3426-1