Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1607-1 samba -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Dec 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14629, CVE-2018-16851.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:
Florian Stuelpner discovered that Samba is vulnerable to infinite query recursion caused by CNAME loops, resulting in denial of service.
Garming Sam of the Samba Team and Catalyst discovered a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the Samba AD DC LDAP server allowing a user able to read more than 256MB of LDAP entries to crash the Samba AD DC's LDAP server.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u11.
We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS