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Samba CVE-2009-2948: Information disclosure by setuid mount.cifs

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Samba CVE-2009-2948: Information disclosure by setuid mount.cifs

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2013
Modified
05/04/2018

Description

mount.cifs in Samba 3.0 before 3.0.37, 3.2 before 3.2.15, 3.3 before 3.3.8 and 3.4 before 3.4.2, when mount.cifs is installed suid root, does not properly enforce permissions, which allows local users to read part of the credentials file and obtain the password by specifying the path to the credentials file and using the --verbose or -v option.

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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