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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2444

Original release date: 05/14/2007
Last revised: 07/18/2013


Logic error in the SID/Name translation functionality in smbd in Samba 3.0.23d through 3.0.25pre2 allows local users to gain temporary privileges and execute SMB/CIFS protocol operations via unspecified vectors that cause the daemon to transition to the root user.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/15/2007)
Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Samba as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2281
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1805
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.012
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-460-2
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200705-15
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102964
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1291
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070513 [SAMBA-SECURITY] CVE-2007-2444: Local SID/Name Translation Failure Can Result in User Privilege Elevation
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:104
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1366
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2210
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200588
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34698
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071424
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:031
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-2444.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 23974
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0017
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2701
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018049
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-460-1
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-134-01
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070515 FLEA-2007-0017-1: samba

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