Ubuntu Update for samba USN-4121-1

Published: 2019-09-04 02:01:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'samba' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4121-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Stefan Metzmacher discovered that the Samba SMB server did not properly prevent clients from escaping outside the share root directory in some situations. An attacker could use this to gain access to files outside of the Samba share, where allowed by the permissions of the underlying filesystem.

Affected Versions:
'samba' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10197

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-September/005098.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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