USN-2508-1: Samba vulnerability
23 February 2015
Samba could be made to run programs as an administrator if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Richard van Eeden discovered that the Samba smbd file services incorrectly
handled memory. A remote attacker could use this issue to possibly execute
arbitrary code with root privileges.
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.