USN-3296-2: Samba vulnerability

24 May 2017

Samba could be made to run programs as an administrator.

Releases

Packages

  • samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix

Details

USN-3296-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Samba incorrectly handled shared libraries. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to upload a shared library to a writable share
and execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-3296-1: samba-testsuite, samba-common-bin, python-samba, libnss-winbind, smbclient, registry-tools, samba, ctdb, libsmbsharemodes-dev, samba-common, samba-dev, libwbclient-dev, samba-libs, libpam-smbpass, samba-dsdb-modules, libsmbsharemodes0, winbind, libsmbclient, libsmbclient-dev, libpam-winbind, libparse-pidl-perl, samba-vfs-modules, libwbclient0, samba-doc