#VU29483 NULL pointer dereference


Published: 2020-07-02 | Updated: 2020-07-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29483

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-10730

CWE-ID: CWE-476

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Samba
Server applications / Directory software, identity management

Vendor: Samba

Description

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.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Samba: 4.12.0 - 4.12.3, 4.11.0 - 4.11.10, 4.10.0 - 4.10.16, 4.9.0 - 4.9.18, 4.8.0 - 4.8.12, 4.7.0 - 4.7.12, 4.6.0 - 4.6.16, 4.5.0 - 4.5.16


CPE

External links
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2020-10730.html


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.


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