FreeBSD : samba -- Exposure of machine account credentials in winbind log files (92fd40eb-c458-11da-9c79-00123ffe8333)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Samba Security Advisory :

The machine trust account password is the secret shared between a
domain controller and a specific member server. Access to the member
server machine credentials allows an attacker to impersonate the
server in the domain and gain access to additional information
regarding domain users and groups.

The winbindd daemon writes the clear text of server's machine
credentials to its log file at level 5. The winbindd log files are
world readable by default and often log files are requested on open
mailing lists as tools used to debug server misconfigurations.

This affects servers configured to use domain or ads security and
possibly Samba domain controllers as well (if configured to use

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21476 (freebsd_pkg_92fd40ebc45811da9c7900123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1059

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