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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-1162

Directory traversal vulnerability in the %m macro in the smb.conf configuration file in Samba before 2.2.0a allows remote attackers to overwrite certain files via a .. in a NETBIOS name, which is used as the name for a .log file.
Publish Date : 2001-06-23 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2001-06-23
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- Products Affected By CVE-2001-1162

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application HP Cifs-9000 Server A.01.05 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application HP Cifs-9000 Server A.01.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Samba Samba 2.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Samba Samba 2.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Samba Samba 2.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Samba Samba 2.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Samba Samba 2.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Samba Samba 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Cifs-9000 Server 2
Samba Samba 6

- References For CVE-2001-1162
REDHAT RHSA-2001:086
CALDERA CSSA-2001-024.0
IMMUNIX IMNX-2001-70-027-01
SGI 20011002-01-P
CIAC L-105
XF samba-netbios-file-creation(6731)
HP HPSBUX0107-157
BUGTRAQ 20010623 smbd remote file creation vulnerability CONFIRM
BID 2928 Samba Remote Arbitrary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2001-06-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-1162

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