Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS : Samba update (USN-4559-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 141112

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4559-1 advisory.

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when an attacker establishes a vulnerable Netlogon secure channel connection to a domain controller, using the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC), aka 'Netlogon Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. (CVE-2020-1472)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4559-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 141112

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4559-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/2/2020

Updated: 2/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1472

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 10

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ctdb, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libnss-winbind, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpam-winbind, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libparse-pidl-perl, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsmbclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwbclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwbclient0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-samba, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python3-samba, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:registry-tools, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-common-bin, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-dsdb-modules, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-libs, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:samba-vfs-modules, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:smbclient, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:winbind

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/17/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 9/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1472

USN: 4559-1

IAVA: 2020-A-0438-S, 0001-A-0647

CISA-NCAS: AA22-011A