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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0787

Original release date: 03/02/2010
Last revised: 04/18/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba 3.0.22, 3.0.28a, 3.2.3, 3.3.2, 3.4.0, and 3.4.5 allows local users to mount a CIFS share on an arbitrary mountpoint, and gain privileges, via a symlink attack on the mountpoint directory file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/29/2011)
This issue has been addressed via RHSA-2011:1219 (https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1219.html).

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External Source: BID
Name: 37992
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=a0c31ec1c8d1220a5884e40d9ba6b191a04a24d5
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38308
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6853
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38286
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:014
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=558833
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:090
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-893-1
External Source: BID
Name: 39898
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38357
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1190
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=3ae5dac462c4ed0fb2cd94553583c56fce2f9d80
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1218
External Source: XF
Name: sambaclient-mountcifs-symlink(55944)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=532940
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201206-29
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1062

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