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CVE-2020-14342

Published: 9 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
bionic
Released (2:6.8-1ubuntu1.2)
focal
Released (2:6.9-1ubuntu0.2)
groovy
Released (2:6.11-0ubuntu1)
hirsute
Released (2:6.11-0ubuntu1)
impish
Released (2:6.11-0ubuntu1)
jammy
Released (2:6.11-0ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (6.11)
xenial Needed

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