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CVE-2022-3592 Detail

Description

A symlink following vulnerability was found in Samba, where a user can create a symbolic link that will make 'smbd' escape the configured share path. This flaw allows a remote user with access to the exported part of the file system under a share via SMB1 unix extensions or NFS to create symlinks to files outside the 'smbd' configured share path and gain access to another restricted server's filesystem.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-3592 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2137776 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202309-06
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2022-3592.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-61 UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following Provider acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-3592
NVD Published Date:
01/12/2023
NVD Last Modified:
09/17/2023
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.