DescriptionA path disclosure vulnerability was found in Samba. As part of the Spotlight protocol, Samba discloses the server-side absolute path of shares, files, and directories in the results for search queries. This flaw allows a malicious client or an attacker with a targeted RPC request to view the information that is part of the disclosed path.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-5477-1, DSA-5647-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
samba (PTS)buster2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u3vulnerable
buster (security)2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u5vulnerable
bullseye (security)2:4.13.13+dfsg-1~deb11u6fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)2:4.17.12+dfsg-0+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie2:4.20.2+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - samba <ignored> (spotlight enabled in 4.13.13+dfsg-1 - bullseye)
severity:unimportant for buster backwards, but we don't have suite-specific severity annotations

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