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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-3493

Original release date: 06/23/2014
Last revised: 03/02/2015


The push_ascii function in smbd in Samba 3.6.x before 3.6.24, 4.0.x before 4.0.19, and 4.1.x before 4.1.9 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon crash) via an attempt to read a Unicode pathname without specifying use of Unicode, leading to a character-set conversion failure that triggers an invalid pointer dereference.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.7 (LOW) (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2014-3493
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1108748
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201502-15
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0866.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0866
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0279.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2014:136
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20140711 [ MDVSA-2014:136 ] samba

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.0
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.10
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.11
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.12
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.13
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.14
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.15
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.16
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.17
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.18
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.19
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.20
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.21
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.22
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.23
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.4
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.5
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.6
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.7
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.8
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:3.6.9
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.6
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.7
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.1.8
+ Configuration 3
+ OR
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.10
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.11
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.12
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.13
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.14
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.15
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.16
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.17
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.18
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.8
* cpe:/a:samba:samba:4.0.9

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