Ubuntu 3595-2: Samba vulnerability

    Date23 Mar 2018
    CategoryUbuntu
    4932
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Samba could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3595-2
    March 23, 2018
    
    samba vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Samba could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
    input.
    
    Software Description:
    - samba: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
    
    Details:
    
    USN-3595-1 fix a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides
    the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     It was discovered that Samba incorrectly validated inputs to the RPC
     spoolss service. An authenticated attacker could use this issue to
     cause the service to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      samba                           2:3.6.25-0ubuntu0.12.04.15
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3595-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3595-1
      CVE-2018-1050
    
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