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Samba CVE-2009-1888: Uninitialized read of a data value

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Samba CVE-2009-1888: Uninitialized read of a data value

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/24/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2013
Modified
05/04/2018

Description

The acl_group_override function in smbd/posix_acls.c in smbd in Samba 3.0.x before 3.0.35, 3.1.x and 3.2.x before 3.2.13, and 3.3.x before 3.3.6, when dos filemode is enabled, allows remote attackers to modify access control lists for files via vectors related to read access to uninitialized memory.

Solution(s)

  • samba-upgrade-3_0_35
  • samba-upgrade-3_2_13
  • samba-upgrade-3_3_6

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