CVE-2011-1585

NameCVE-2011-1585
DescriptionThe cifs_find_smb_ses function in fs/cifs/connect.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 does not properly determine the associations between users and sessions, which allows local users to bypass CIFS share authentication by leveraging a mount of a share by a different user.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2240-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-34squeeze1lowDSA-2240-1

Notes

an exploitation requires the ability to run mount.cifs w/ root privs

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