USN-4018-1: Samba vulnerabilities

19 June 2019

Samba could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

It was discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain RPC messages. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Samba to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12435)

It was discovered that Samba incorrectly handled LDAP pages searches. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Samba to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12436)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04

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