Vulnerability identifier: #VU29483
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
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.
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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
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.