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The remote Samba server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
According to its banner, the version of Samba server on the remote
host is earlier than 3.0.37 / 3.2.15 / 3.3.8 / 3.4.2. Such versions
are potentially affected by multiple issues :
- If a user in '/etc/passwd' is misconfigured to have an
empty home directory, then connecting to the home share
of this user will use the root of the file system as the
home directory. (CVE-2009-2813)
- Specially crafted SMB requests on authenticated
SMB connections can send smbd into a 100% loop, causing
a denial of service. (CVE-2009-2906)
- When 'mount.cifs' is installed as a setuid program, a
user can pass it a credential or password path to which
he or she does not have access and then use the
'--verbose' option to view the first line of that file.
See also :
Upgrade to Samba 3.0.37 / 3.2.15 / 3.3.8 / 3.4.2 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 41970 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3657236573
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2813CVE-2009-2906CVE-2009-2948
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