CVE-2021-31800 Detail

Current Description

Multiple path traversal vulnerabilities exist in smbserver.py in Impacket through 0.9.22. An attacker that connects to a running smbserver instance can list and write to arbitrary files via ../ directory traversal. This could potentially be abused to achieve arbitrary code execution by replacing /etc/shadow or an SSH authorized key.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/SecureAuthCorp/impacket/blob/cb6d43a677c338db930bc4e9161620832c1ec624/impacket/smbserver.py#L2008 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/SecureAuthCorp/impacket/blob/cb6d43a677c338db930bc4e9161620832c1ec624/impacket/smbserver.py#L2958 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/SecureAuthCorp/impacket/blob/cb6d43a677c338db930bc4e9161620832c1ec624/impacket/smbserver.py#L3485 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/SecureAuthCorp/impacket/blob/cb6d43a677c338db930bc4e9161620832c1ec624/impacket/smbserver.py#L876 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/SecureAuthCorp/impacket/commit/49c643bf66620646884ed141c94e5fdd85bcdd2f Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/SecureAuthCorp/impacket/releases Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/IPXDPWCAPVX3UWYZ3N2T5OLBSBBUHJP6/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KRV2C5DATXBHG6TF6CEEX54KZ75THQS3/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UF56LYB27LHEIFJTFHU3M75NMNNK2SCG/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-31800
NVD Published Date:
05/05/2021
NVD Last Modified:
05/26/2021
Source:
MITRE