Upstream information

CVE-2004-0815 at MITRE


The unix_clean_name function in Samba 2.2.x through 2.2.11, and 3.0.x before 3.0.2a, trims certain directory names down to absolute paths, which could allow remote attackers to bypass the specified share restrictions and read, write, or list arbitrary files via "/.////" style sequences in pathnames.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 61203 [RESOLVED], 61352 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • samba >= 2.2.8a-225
  • samba-client >= 2.2.8a-225
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • samba >= 2.2.8a-224
  • samba-client >= 2.2.8a-224
  • samba-vscan >= 0.3.2a-277
YOU Patch Nr: 9398
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
  • samba >= 2.2.8a-225
  • samba-client >= 2.2.8a-225
  • samba-vscan >= 0.3.2a-278
YOU Patch Nr: 9398