USN-4454-2: Samba vulnerability

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USN-4454-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Martin von Wittich and Wilko Meyer discovered that Samba incorrectly handled certain empty UDP packets when being used as a AD DC NBT server. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Samba to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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