Samba 3.3.11 / 3.4.6 / 3.5.0 Security Bypass Vulnerability

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5360


The remote Samba server is vulnerable to a security bypass attack.


According to its banner, the version of Samba Server on the remote host is potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability. A flaw exists that causes all smbd processes to inherit CAP_DAC_OVERRIDE capabilities, allowing all file system access to be allowed even when permissions should have denied access.


Upgrade to Samba 3.3.12, 3.4.7, 3.5.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5360

Family: Samba

Published: 2010/03/10

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8740

Nessus ID: 45046, 45047

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:samba:samba

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0728

BID: 38606