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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2407

Original release date: 08/03/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Samba server on Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.10, when Windows file sharing is enabled, does not enforce disk quotas after dropping privileges, which allows remote authenticated users to use disk space in excess of quota.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/09/2007)
Not vulnerable. This flaw is specific to Mac OS X and does not affect any version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
External Source: XF
Name: samba-filesystem-security-bypass(35738)
External Source: BID
Name: 25159
Type: Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2732
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26235

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