Samba 3.x < 3.6.20 / 4.0.x < 4.0.11 / 4.1.x < 4.1.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70926
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The remote Samba server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its banner, the version of Samba running on the remote host is 3.x prior to 3.6.20 or 4.0.x prior to 4.0.11 or 4.1.x prior to 4.1.1. It is, therefore, potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A security bypass vulnerability may exist because Samba does not properly enforce ACL restrictions when accessing alternate data streams. Either the 'vfs_streams_depot' or 'vfs_stream_xattr' module must be enabled for the host to be vulnerable.

- Sensitive information may be obtained because the private key used for SSL/TLS encryption is readable by any local user. Note that this only applies to versions 4.0.x prior to 4.0.11 and 4.1.0.

Further note that Nessus has relied only on the self-reported version number and has not actually tried to exploit this issue or determine if the associated patch has been applied.


Upgrade to version 3.6.20 / 4.0.11 / 4.1.1 or later or refer to the vendor for a patch or workaround.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70926

File Name: samba_4_1_1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 11/15/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nativelanman.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Required KB Items: SMB/NativeLanManager, SMB/samba, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4475, CVE-2013-4476

BID: 63646, 63649