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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
samba - security update
9 October 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-10919 CVE-2018-10858
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Package : samba
Version : 4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u10
CVE ID : CVE-2018-10858 CVE-2018-10919
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:
Svyatoslav Phirsov discovered that insufficient input validation in
libsmbclient allowed a malicious Samba server to write to the
client's heap memory.
Phillip Kuhrt discovered that Samba when acting as an Active Domain
controller disclosed some sensitive attributes.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
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
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