[USN-3976-3] Samba regression

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon May 27 15:27:47 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3976-3
May 27, 2019

samba regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


USN-3976-1 introduced a regression in Samba.

Software Description:
- samba: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix


USN-3976-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. The update introduced a
regression causing Samba to occasionally crash. This update fixes the

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

 Isaac Boukris and Andrew Bartlett discovered that Samba incorrectly checked
 S4U2Self packets. In certain environments, a remote attacker could possibly
 use this issue to escalate privileges.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  samba                           2:4.7.6+dfsg~ubuntu-0ubuntu2.11

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  samba                           2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.21

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


Package Information:

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