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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1886

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.
Publish Date : 2009-06-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of samba as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1886 unix
DSA-1823 samba -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8114 unix
DSA-1823-1 samba -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13438 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1886

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Samba Samba 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Samba Samba 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Samba Samba 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Samba Samba 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Samba Samba 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Samba Samba 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Samba Samba 3.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Samba Samba 3.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Samba Samba 3.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Samba Samba 3.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Samba Samba 3.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Samba Samba 3.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Samba Samba 3.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Samba Samba 13

- References For CVE-2009-1886
XF samba-smbclient-format-string(51328)
VUPEN ADV-2009-1664
SECTRACK 1022441
BID 35472 Samba Format String And Security Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-04-01 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1886

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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