USN-4341-2: Samba vulnerability

29 April 2020

Samba could be made to consume resources if it received a specially crafted LDAP query.



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


USN-4341-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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 14.04

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


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