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CVE-2008-3789 Detail

Current Description

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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496073
http://samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2008-3789.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30837
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020770
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2440
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44678

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3789
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017