FreeBSD : Samba -- XSS and request forgery vulnerabilities (56f4b3a6-c82c-11e0-a498-00215c6a37bb)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55877


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


Samba security advisory reports :

All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to a cross-site request forgery in the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT). By tricking a user who is authenticated with SWAT into clicking a manipulated URL on a different web page, it is possible to manipulate SWAT.

All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to a cross-site scripting issue in the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT). On the 'Change Password' field, it is possible to insert arbitrary content into the 'user' field.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55877

File Name: freebsd_pkg_56f4b3a6c82c11e0a49800215c6a37bb.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/08/17

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba34, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:samba35, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2522, CVE-2011-2694

BID: 48899, 48901