[USN-1802-1] Samba vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Apr 16 17:13:39 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1802-1
April 16, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Samba would allow unintended write access to files over the network.
- samba: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
It was discovered that Samba incorrectly handled CIFS share attributes when
SMB2 was used. A remote authenticated user could possibly gain write access
to certain shares, bypassing the intended permissions.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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