CVE-2017-9461 Detail

Current Description

smbd in Samba before 4.4.10 and 4.5.x before 4.5.6 has a denial of service vulnerability (fd_open_atomic infinite loop with high CPU usage and memory consumption) due to wrongly handling dangling symlinks.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99455 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1950 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2338 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2778 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.debian.org/864291 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12572 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=10c3e3923022485c720f322ca4f0aca5d7501310 Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/04/msg00013.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9461
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE