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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1788-1] samba security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba' package(s) announced via the DSA-1788-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Isaac Boukris and Andrew Bartlett discovered that the S4U2Self Kerberos extension used in Samba's Active Directory support was susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks caused by incomplete checksum validation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'samba' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u13. We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)