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CVE-2008-3789 Detail


Samba 3.2.0 uses weak permissions (0666) for the (1) group_mapping.tdb and (2) group_mapping.ldb files, which allows local users to modify the membership of Unix groups.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/27/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/28/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue 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 CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080826 CVE Request (samba) External Source BID 30837 External Source SECTRACK 1020770 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2440 External Source XF samba-groupmapping-security-bypass(44678)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1

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