Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : samba vulnerability (USN-3976-2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 125135

Synopsis

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

Description

USN-3976-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details :

Isaac Boukris and Andrew Bartlett discovered that Samba incorrectly checked S4U2Self packets. In certain environments, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

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/3976-2/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125135

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3976-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/15

Updated: 2019/06/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16860

USN: 3976-2