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CVE-2010-0787 Detail


client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba 3.0.22, 3.0.28a, 3.2.3, 3.3.2, 3.4.0, and 3.4.5 allows local users to mount a CIFS share on an arbitrary mountpoint, and gain privileges, via a symlink attack on the mountpoint directory file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/02/2010

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Locally exploitable
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Not required to exploit
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Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/29/2011)

This issue has been addressed via RHSA-2011:1219 (

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