USN-1966-1: Samba vulnerability
24 September 2013
Samba could be made to hang if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Jeremy Allison discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain extended
attribute lists. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Samba
to hang, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.