The default configuration of smbd in Samba before 3.3.11, 3.4.x before 3.4.6, and 3.5.x before 3.5.0rc3, when a writable share exists, allows remote authenticated users to leverage a directory traversal vulnerability, and access arbitrary files, by using the symlink command in smbclient to create a symlink containing .. (dot dot) sequences, related to the combination of the unix extensions and wide links options.
Published 2010-03-10 20:13:04
Updated 2010-09-09 05:40:23
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0926

3.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 91 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2010-0926

  • Samba Symlink Directory Traversal
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/admin/smb/samba_symlink_traversal
    This module exploits a directory traversal flaw in the Samba CIFS server. To exploit this flaw, a writeable share must be specified. The newly created directory will link to the root filesystem. Authors: - kcope - hdm <x@hdm.io>

CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0926

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.5
LOW AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
6.8
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2010-0926

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2010-0926

Products affected by CVE-2010-0926

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