Samba < 3.0.22 Local File Permissions Credentials Disclosure

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3499


The remote host is vulnerable to a local flaw in the way that it creates log files.


The remote Samba server, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a local flaw. Specifically, if debugging has been set to level 5 or higher, the local SAMBA process will log account credentials. These credentials can be read by local users and used in future attacks.


Upgrade to version 3.0.22 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3499

Family: Samba

Published: 2006/03/30

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 8739, 8740

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.2

Temporal Score: 1

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

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


Base Score: 2.8

Temporal Score: 2.6


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1059

BID: 17314