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CVE-2020-14342

Published: 09 September 2020

It was found that cifs-utils' mount.cifs was invoking a shell when requesting the Samba password, which could be used to inject arbitrary commands. An attacker able to invoke mount.cifs with special permission, such as via sudo rules, could use this flaw to escalate their privileges.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.0

Status

Package Release Status
cifs-utils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.11)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri)
Released (2:6.11-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (2:6.11-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Patches:
Upstream: https://git.samba.org/cifs-utils.git/?p=cifs-utils.git;a=commit;h=48a654e2e763fce24c22e1b9c695b42804bbdd4a