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Samba file permission vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7087

mount.cifs in Samba 3.0 before 3.0.37 3.2 before 3.2.15 3.3 before 3.3.8 and 3.4 before 3.4.2 when mount.cifs is installed suid root does not properly enforce permissions which allows local users to read part of the credentials file and obtain the password by specifying the path to the credentials file and using the --verbose or -v option.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2948
Product(s):