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CVE-2007-2444 Detail


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

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
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 External Source HP SSRT071424 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:031 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200705-15 External Source SREASON 2701 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-134-01 External Source SUNALERT 102964 External Source SUNALERT 200588 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1291 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:104 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.012 Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20070513 [SAMBA-SECURITY] CVE-2007-2444: Local SID/Name Translation Failure Can Result in User Privilege Elevation External Source BUGTRAQ 20070515 FLEA-2007-0017-1: samba External Source BID 23974 External Source SECTRACK 1018049 External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0017 External Source UBUNTU USN-460-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-460-2 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1805 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2210 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2281 External Source CONFIRM

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