[USN-4341-2] Samba vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Apr 29 17:20:39 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4341-2
April 29, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
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)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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