#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

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Samba

Description

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.


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-2020-10760.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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