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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2522 (1 public exploit)

Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT) in Samba 3.x before 3.5.10 allow remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that (1) shut down daemons, (2) start daemons, (3) add shares, (4) remove shares, (5) add printers, (6) remove printers, (7) add user accounts, or (8) remove user accounts, as demonstrated by certain start, stop, and restart parameters to the status program.
Publish Date : 2011-07-29 Last Update Date : 2022-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) CSRF
CWE ID 352

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N 2011-07-08 2011-07-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19662 unix
CVE-2011-2522 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1220 -- samba3x security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27406 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1221 -- samba and cifs-utils security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28111 unix
DSA-2290-1 samba -- cross-site scripting oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15137 unix
ELSA-2011:1219: samba security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23062 unix
ELSA-2011:1220: samba3x security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22774 unix
ELSA-2011:1221: samba and cifs-utils security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23658 unix
RHSA-2011:1219: samba security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111219 unix
RHSA-2011:1219: samba security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21483 unix
RHSA-2011:1220: samba3x security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111220 unix
RHSA-2011:1220: samba3x security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21876 unix
RHSA-2011:1221: samba and cifs-utils security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111221 unix
RHSA-2011:1221: samba and cifs-utils security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21745 unix
VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party library and ESX Service Console oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20619 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2522

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Samba Samba * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 3
Samba Samba 1

- References For CVE-2011-2522
HP SSRT100664
XF samba-swat-csrf(68843)
JVN JVN#29529126
BID 48899 Samba SWAT Cross Site Request Forgery Vulnerability Release Date:2012-04-23
EXPLOIT-DB 17577 SWAT Samba Web Administration Tool Cross-Site Request Forgery PoC Author:Narendra Shinde Release Date:2011-07-27 (cgi) webapps
OSVDB 74071
SECTRACK 1025852

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2522

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