USN-3486-2: Samba vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3486-2
21st November, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Samba could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
USN-3486-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Volker Lendecke discovered that Samba incorrectly cleared memory when
returning data to a client. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2017-15275)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.