Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : Samba vulnerabilities (USN-4611-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142218

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-4611-1 advisory.

- A null pointer dereference flaw was found in samba's Winbind service in versions before 4.11.15, before 4.12.9 and before 4.13.1. A local user could use this flaw to crash the winbind service causing denial of service. (CVE-2020-14323)

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-4611-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142218

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4611-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/02

Updated: 2020/11/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

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, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.10, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14318, CVE-2020-14323, CVE-2020-14383

USN: 4611-1