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FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-06:16.smbfs.asc)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory FreeBSD-SA-06:16.smbfs.asc

Insight

Insight

smbfs is a network file-system used to access file servers using the SMB/CIFS protocol. chroot(2) is system call designed to limit a process's access to a particular subset of a file-system. smbfs does not properly sanitize paths containing a backslash character in particular the directory name '..\' is interpreted as the parent directory by the SMB/CIFS server, but smbfs handles it in the same manner as any other directory.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade your system to the appropriate stable release or security branch dated after the correction date https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FreeBSD-SA-06:16.smbfs.asc

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