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CVE-2009-1886 Detail


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:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
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 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1823 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:196 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source BID 35472 External Source SECTRACK 1022441 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2009-177-01 External Source UBUNTU USN-839-1 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1664 External Source XF samba-smbclient-format-string(51328)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

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