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CVE-2009-1886 Detail

Description

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in client/client.c in smbclient in Samba 3.2.0 through 3.2.12 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a filename.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/24/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1886
Original release date:
06/24/2009
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/29/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of samba as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1823 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1823
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:196 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:196
http://www.samba.org/samba/ftp/patches/security/samba-3.2.12-CVE-2009-1886.patch Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.samba.org/samba/ftp/patches/security/samba-3.2.12-CVE-2009-1886.patch
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2009-1886.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2009-1886.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35472 Patch External Source BID 35472
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022441 External Source SECTRACK 1022441
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.521591 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2009-177-01
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-839-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-839-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1664 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1664
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51328 External Source XF samba-smbclient-format-string(51328)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

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