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Samba sharing restriction bypassing vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7211

Samba 3.4 before 3.4.2 3.3 before 3.3.8 3.2 before 3.2.15 and 3.0.12 through 3.0.36 as used in the SMB subsystem in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 when Windows File Sharing is enabled Fedora 11 and other operating systems does not properly handle errors in resolving pathnames which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended sharing restrictions and read create or modify files in certain circumstances involving user accounts that lack home directories.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2813
Product(s):