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CVE-2007-4138 Detail

Description

The Winbind nss_info extension (nsswitch/idmap_ad.c) in idmap_ad.so in Samba 3.0.25 through 3.0.25c, when the "winbind nss info" option is set to rfc2307 or sfu, grants all local users the privileges of gid 0 when the (1) RFC2307 or (2) Services for UNIX (SFU) primary group attribute is not defined.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/13/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/18/2007)

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3135
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.419439
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1016.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1017.html
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2007-4138.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/479078/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25636 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018681
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3120
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36560
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1705
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10375
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00201.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10375
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10375

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4138
NVD Published Date:
09/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018