Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : samba (MDVSA-2012:070)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in samba :

A file existence dislosure flaw was found in the way mount.cifs tool
of the Samba SMB/CIFS tools suite performed mount of a Linux CIFS
(Common Internet File System) filesystem. A local user, able to mount
a remote CIFS share / target to a local directory could use this flaw
to confirm (non) existence of a file system object (file, directory or
process descriptor) via error messages generated during the mount.cifs
tool run (CVE-2012-1586).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8821

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59012 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52742
53246

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1586

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