2009-1886 | Samba format string (BID-35472 / XFDB-51328)

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈) CTI Interest Score
9.4 $0-$5k 0.41

A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, was found in Samba 3.2.0 up to 3.2.12 (File Transfer Software). Affected is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a format string vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-134. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in client/client.c in smbclient in Samba 3.2.0 through 3.2.12 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a filename.

The weakness was presented 06/24/2009 by Jeremy Allison (Website). The advisory is available at vupen.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-1886 since 06/02/2009. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/11/2021).

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 39928 (openSUSE Security Update : cifs-mount (cifs-mount-1036)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165649 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update dhcp-client (SUSE-SA:2009:037)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 35472), X-Force (51328), Secunia (SA35539), SecurityTracker (ID 1022441) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-22767). See 3810, 43706, 43674 and 43673 for similar entries.



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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

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Class: Format String
CWE: CWE-134
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 39928
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : cifs-mount (cifs-mount-1036)
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OpenVAS ID: 64311
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1823-1 (samba)
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08/11/2021 +2339 days 🔍Product: https://www.samba.org/

Advisory: vupen.com
Researcher: Jeremy Allison
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2009-1886 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 35472 – Samba Format String And Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 35539 – Samba Security Bypass and Format String Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
X-Force: 51328
SecurityTracker: 1022441 – Samba smbclient Format String Bug May Let Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 22767 – Samba 3.2.0 – 3.2.12 Smbclient Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities Allow Remote Code Execution, Medium
Vupen: ADV-2009-1664

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Created: 03/17/2015 23:38
Updated: 08/11/2021 21:19
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