Samba < 3.6.20 / 4.0.11 / 4.1.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8288
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The remote version of Samba is outdated and thus affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Versions of Samba older than 3.6.20 / 4.0.11 / 4.1.1 are unpatched for the following two vulnerabilities:

- Private key for SSL/TLS encryption is stored in a 'key.pem' file with world-readable permissions, which can allow a local attacker to extract sensitive information and decrypt network traffic. (CVE-2013-4476)

- Versions of Samba 3.2.0 and above do not check the underlying file or directory ACL when opening an alternate data stream. (CVE-2013-4475)


Install the patch referenced in the project's advisory, or upgrade to 3.6.20 / 4.0.11 / 4.1.1 or older.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8288

Family: Samba

Published: 6/9/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8740, 8741

Nessus ID: 70953

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.1

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/11/2013

Reference Information

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

BID: 63649