Descriptionmount.cifs in Samba 3.0 before 3.0.37, 3.2 before 3.2.15, 3.3 before 3.3.8 and 3.4 before 3.4.2, when mount.cifs is installed suid root, does not properly enforce permissions, which allows local users to read part of the credentials file and obtain the password by specifying the path to the credentials file and using the --verbose or -v option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs550423

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
samba (PTS)wheezy2:3.6.6-6+deb7u7fixed
wheezy (security)2:3.6.6-6+deb7u15fixed
jessie (security), jessie2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u9fixed
stretch (security)2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid2:4.7.4+dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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