Public Date:
1309992: CVE-2015-7560 samba: Incorrect ACL get/set allowed on symlink path
A flaw was found in the way Samba handled ACLs on symbolic links. An authenticated user could use this flaw to gain access to an arbitrary file or directory by overwriting its ACL.

Find out more about CVE-2015-7560 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (samba) RHSA-2016:0448 2016-03-15
Red Hat Gluster 3 Samba on RHEL-7 (samba) RHSA-2016:0447 2016-03-15
Red Hat Gluster 3 Samba on RHEL-6 (samba) RHSA-2016:0447 2016-03-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (samba4) RHSA-2016:0449 2016-03-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (samba) RHSA-2016:0448 2016-03-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 samba Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 samba3x Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank the Samba project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jeremy Allison (Google) and the Samba team as the original reporters.

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