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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0787

client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba 3.0.22, 3.0.28a, 3.2.3, 3.3.2, 3.4.0, and 3.4.5 allows local users to mount a CIFS share on an arbitrary mountpoint, and gain privileges, via a symlink attack on the mountpoint directory file.
Publish Date : 2010-03-02 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Gain privileges

- Vendor Statements

This issue has been addressed via RHSA-2011:1219 (
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-10-24 2010-01-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0787 unix
ELSA-2011:1219: samba security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23062 unix
RHSA-2011:1219: samba security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21483 unix
RHSA-2011:1219: samba security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111219 unix
VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party library and ESX Service Console oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20717 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0787

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Samba Samba 3.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Samba Samba 3.0.28a Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Samba Samba 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Samba Samba 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Samba Samba 3.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Samba Samba 5

- References For CVE-2010-0787 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
XF sambaclient-mountcifs-symlink(55944)
VUPEN ADV-2010-1062
BID 39898 RETIRED: Samba 'mount.cifs' Utility Symlink Attack Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2010-05-11;a=commit;h=a0c31ec1c8d1220a5884e40d9ba6b191a04a24d5 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201206-29
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:014
BID 37992 Samba 'mount.cifs' Utility Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2012-06-25
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1190;a=commit;h=3ae5dac462c4ed0fb2cd94553583c56fce2f9d80 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0787

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

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