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562156: CVE-2010-0547 samba: mount.cifs improper device name and mountpoint strings sanitization

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba 3.4.5 and earlier does not verify that the (1) device name and (2) mountpoint strings are composed of valid characters, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (mtab corruption) via a crafted string.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0547 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (samba) RHSA-2011:1219 2011-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (samba) RHSA-2011:1219 2011-08-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (samba3x) RHBA-2011:0054 2011-01-13

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