Samba < 2.2.11 Remote Arbitrary File Access

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2337


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.


The remote Samba server, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a remote file access vulnerability.
This vulnerability may allow an attacker to access arbitrary files that exist outside of the share's defined path.
An attacker needs a valid account to exploit this vulnerability.


Upgrade to Samba 2.2.11 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2337

Family: Samba

Published: 2004/09/30

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 8739

Nessus ID: 15394

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0815

BID: 11216, 11281