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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4345-1 (samba - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues: CVE-2018-14629 Florian Stuelpner discovered that Samba is vulnerable to infinite query recursion caused by CNAME loops, resulting in denial of service. CVE-2018-16841 Alex MacCuish discovered that a user with a valid certificate or smart card can crash the Samba AD DC's KDC when configured to accept smart-card authentication. CVE-2018-16851 Garming Sam of the Samba Team and Catalyst discovered a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the Samba AD DC LDAP server allowing a user able to read more than 256MB of LDAP entries to crash the Samba AD DC's LDAP server.

Affected Software

Affected Software

samba on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u4. We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages. For the detailed security status of samba please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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