#VU29485 Use-after-free

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

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29485

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-10760


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Directory software, identity management

Vendor: Samba


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

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error  in Samba AD DC Global Catalog with paged_results and VLV. A remote user can send a specially crafted request to the LDAP server, trigger a use-after-free error and perform a denial of service attack.

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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


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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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