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CVE-2007-2444 Detail

Description

Logic error in the SID/Name translation functionality in smbd in Samba 3.0.23d through 3.0.25pre2 allows local users to gain temporary privileges and execute SMB/CIFS protocol operations via unspecified vectors that cause the daemon to transition to the root user.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/14/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2444
Original release date:
05/14/2007
Last revised:
07/18/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/15/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Samba as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01078980 External Source HP SSRT071424
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-May/0006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:031
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200705-15.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200705-15
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2701 External Source SREASON 2701
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.475906 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-134-01
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102964-1 External Source SUNALERT 102964
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200588-1 External Source SUNALERT 200588
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1291 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1291
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:104 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:104
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.012.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.012
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-2444.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-2444.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/468548/100/0/threaded Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20070513 [SAMBA-SECURITY] CVE-2007-2444: Local SID/Name Translation Failure Can Result in User Privilege Elevation
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/468670/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070515 FLEA-2007-0017-1: samba
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23974 External Source BID 23974
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018049 External Source SECTRACK 1018049
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0017/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0017
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-460-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-460-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-460-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-460-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1805 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1805
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2210 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2210
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2281 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2281
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1366 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1366

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