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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0454

Original release date: 02/05/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Format string vulnerability in the afsacl.so VFS module in Samba 3.0.6 through 3.0.23d allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a filename on an AFS file system, which is not properly handled during Windows ACL mapping.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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 (05/14/2007)
Not vulnerable. These issues affect the AFS ACL module which is not distributed with Samba in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070207 rPSA-2007-0026-1 samba samba-swat
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070205 [SAMBA-SECURITY] CVE-2007-0454: Format string bug in afsacl.so VFS plugin
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.012
External Source: BID
Name: 22403
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-419-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://us1.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-0454.html
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-038-01
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0483
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 33101
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1005
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017588
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200702-01
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0007
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:034
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1257
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#649732
External Source: XF
Name: samba-afsacl-format-string(32304)

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::alpha
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::arm
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::hppa
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::ia-32
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::ia-64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::m68k
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::mips
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::mipsel
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::ppc
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::s-390
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0::sparc
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::alpha
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::amd64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::arm
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::hppa
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::ia-32
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::ia-64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::m68k
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::mips
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::mipsel
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::ppc
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::s-390
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::sparc
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2006
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2006::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:3.0
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:3.0::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:4.0
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:4.0::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linuxsoft_2007
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linuxsoft_2007:::x86_64
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.12
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.13
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.14
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.14a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.20
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.20a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.20b
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.21
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.21a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.21b
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.21c
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.22
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.23d
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.9

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)