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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3738-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3738-1
Posted Aug 15, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3738-1 - Svyatoslav Phirsov discovered that the Samba libsmbclient library incorrectly handled extra long filenames. A malicious server could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Volker Mauel discovered that Samba incorrectly handled database output. When used as an Active Directory Domain Controller, a remote authenticated attacker could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10858, CVE-2018-10918, CVE-2018-10919, CVE-2018-1139
MD5 | f91f296f4171ef9db9a3a6c30a32bca1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3738-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3738-1
August 14, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Samba.

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

Details:

Svyatoslav Phirsov discovered that the Samba libsmbclient library
incorrectly handled extra long filenames. A malicious server could use this
issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-10858)

Volker Mauel discovered that Samba incorrectly handled database output.
When used as an Active Directory Domain Controller, a remote authenticated
attacker could use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2018-10918)

Phillip Kuhrt discovered that the Samba LDAP server incorrectly handled
certain confidential attribute values. A remote authenticated attacker
could possibly use this issue to obtain certain sensitive information.
(CVE-2018-10919)

Vivek Das discovered that Samba incorrectly handled NTLMv1 being explicitly
disabled on the server. A remote user could possibly be authenticated using
NTLMv1, contrary to expectations. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04
LTS. (CVE-2018-1139)

Update instructions:

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

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libsmbclient 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.15
samba 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.15

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libsmbclient 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.16
samba 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.16

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3738-1
CVE-2018-10858, CVE-2018-10918, CVE-2018-10919, CVE-2018-1139

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba/2:4.7.6+dfsg~ubuntu-0ubuntu2.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba/2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.15
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba/2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.16
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