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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0086

The code for writing reg files in Samba before 2.2.8 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a race condition involving chown.
Publish Date : 2003-03-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
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 moderate 2003-03-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Samba Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:554 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0086

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Samba Samba 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Samba Samba 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Samba Samba 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Samba Samba 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Samba Samba 2.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Samba Samba 2.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Samba Samba 2.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Samba Samba 2.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Samba Samba 2.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Samba Samba 2.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Samba Samba 2.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Samba Samba 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Samba Samba 2.2.0a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Samba Samba 2.2.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Samba Samba 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Samba Samba 2.2.3a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Samba Samba 2.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Samba Samba 2.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Samba Samba 2.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Samba Samba 2.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Samba Samba 2.2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Samba Samba 2.2.7a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Samba Samba 22

- References For CVE-2003-0086
REDHAT RHSA-2003:096
BUGTRAQ 20030317 GLSA: samba (200303-11)
BUGTRAQ 20030318 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.021] OpenPKG Security Advisory (samba)
BID 7107 Samba REG File Writing Race Condition Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
REDHAT RHSA-2003:095
GENTOO GLSA-200303-11
SGI 20030302-01-I
SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:016
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:554
BUGTRAQ 20030325 Fwd: APPLE-SA-2003-03-24 Samba, OpenSSL

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0086

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