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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
23 January 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-8143
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USN-2481-1: Samba vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2481-1
22nd January, 2015
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
A security issue was fixed in Samba.
samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Andrew Bartlett discovered that Samba incorrectly handled delegation of
authority when being used as an Active Directory Domain Controller. An
attacker given delegation privileges could use this issue to escalate their
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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