Samba vulnerabilities

2016-03-08T00:00:00
ID USN-2922-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-03-08T00:00:00

Description

Jeremy Allison discovered that Samba incorrectly handled ACLs on symlink
paths. A remote attacker could use this issue to overwrite the ownership of
ACLs using symlinks. (CVE-2015-7560)

Garming Sam and Douglas Bagnall discovered that the Samba internal DNS
server incorrectly handled certain DNS TXT records. A remote attacker could
use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service,
or possibly obtain uninitialized memory contents. This issue only applied
to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2016-0771)

It was discovered that the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT) was
vulnerable to clickjacking and cross-site request forgery attacks. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-0213, CVE-2013-0214)