USN-4611-1: Samba vulnerabilities
2 November 2020
Several security issues were fixed in Samba.
- samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Steven French discovered that Samba incorrectly handled ChangeNotify
permissions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain file
name information. (CVE-2020-14318)
Bas Alberts discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain winbind
requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause winbind
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-14323)
Francis Brosnan Blázquez discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain
invalid DNS records. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause the DNS server to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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.
- USN-4931-1: libparse-pidl-perl, samba-dev, smbclient, libsmbclient-dev, libnss-winbind, samba-common-bin, samba-vfs-modules, libsmbsharemodes0, registry-tools, libsmbsharemodes-dev, samba-doc, libpam-smbpass, libwbclient-dev, samba, winbind, samba-libs, samba-common, libwbclient0, libsmbclient, libpam-winbind, python-samba, samba-testsuite, samba-dsdb-modules