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OpenSUSE Linux update for ldb

Published: 2020-08-01
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-10730
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Novell

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) NULL pointer dereference

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-10730

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]


The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in Samba AD DC LDAP Server with ASQ, VLV and paged_results. A remote authenticated user can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack by triggering a NULL pointer dereference or us-after-free error.


Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.1

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.