USN-4341-1: Samba vulnerabilities

28 April 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Samba.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

Andrei Popa discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain LDAP queries.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-10700)

It was discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain LDAP queries. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Samba to consume
resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-10704)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

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