Vulnerability Details

Samba 2.0.0 <= 2.2.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Published: 2021-09-24 10:59:30
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Samba is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
- CVE-2003-0196: A buffer overrun condition exists in the SMB/CIFS packet fragment re-assembly code in smbd which would allow an attacker to cause smbd to overwrite arbitrary areas of memory in its own process address space. This could allow a skilled attacker to inject binary specific exploit code into smbd. This version of Samba adds explicit overrun and overflow checks on fragment re-assembly of SMB/CIFS packets to ensure that only valid re-assembly is performed by smbd. In addition, the same checks have been added to the re-assembly functions in the client code, making it safe for use in other services. - CVE-2003-0201: This vulnerability, if exploited correctly, leads to an anonymous user gaining root access on a Samba serving system. All versions of Samba up to and including Samba 2.2.8 are vulnerable. An active exploit of the bug has been reported in the wild. Alpha versions of Samba 3.0 and above are *NOT* vulnerable.

Affected Versions:
Samba versions 2.0.0 through 2.2.8.

Recommendations:
Update to version 2.2.8a or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0196
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0201

References:

https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-2.2.8a.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2021-09-24
Modified
2021-10-06
Category
Buffer overflow

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