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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2813

Original release date: 09/14/2009
Last revised: 10/22/2012


Samba 3.4 before 3.4.2, 3.3 before 3.3.8, 3.2 before 3.2.15, and 3.0.12 through 3.0.36, as used in the SMB subsystem in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 when Windows File Sharing is enabled, Fedora 11, and other operating systems, does not properly handle errors in resolving pathnames, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended sharing restrictions, and read, create, or modify files, in certain circumstances involving user accounts that lack home directories.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://news.samba.org/releases/3.0.37/
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091112 rPSA-2009-0145-1 samba samba-client samba-server samba-swat
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-839-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9191
External Source: XF
Name: macosx-smb-security-bypass(53174)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-10180
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7211
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7791
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2810
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 57955
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0145
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2009-276-01
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7257
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://news.samba.org/releases/3.2.15/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://news.samba.org/releases/3.4.2/
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:017
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2009-2813.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-10172
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://news.samba.org/releases/3.3.8/
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1021111
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2
External Source: BID
Name: 36363

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7211
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7257
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7791
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9191
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.4
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.4.0
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.4.1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.0
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.4
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.5
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.6
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.3.7
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.4
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.7
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.9
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.8
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.10
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.11
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.0
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.5
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.12
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.14
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.6
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.13
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.2.15
* 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:3.0.15
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.16
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.17
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.18
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.19
* 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:3.0.23
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.23a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.23b
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.23c
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.23d
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.24
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25:pre1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25:pre2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25:rc1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25:rc2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25:rc3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25b
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.25c
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.26
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.26a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.27
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.27a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.28
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.28a
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.29
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.30
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.31
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.32
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.33
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.34
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.35
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.0.36
+ OR
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.8

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)