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Samba CVE-2009-2813: Misconfigured /etc/passwd file may share folders unexpectedly

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Samba CVE-2009-2813: Misconfigured /etc/passwd file may share folders unexpectedly

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/14/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2013
Modified
05/04/2018

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • samba-upgrade-3_0_37
  • samba-upgrade-3_2_15
  • samba-upgrade-3_3_8
  • samba-upgrade-3_4_2

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