The winbind_name_list_to_sid_string_list function in nsswitch/pam_winbind.c in Samba through 4.1.2 handles invalid require_membership_of group names by accepting authentication by any user, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging an administrator's pam_winbind configuration-file mistake.
Published 2013-12-03 19:55:04
Updated 2022-09-01 16:35:00
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-6150

0.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 47 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-6150

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.6
LOW AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
3.9
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-6150

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-6150

Products affected by CVE-2012-6150

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