#VU47991 NULL pointer dereference


Published: 2020-10-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU47991

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14323

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 when processing requests in winbind in Samba. A remote user can send specially crafted request to winbind daemon, trigger a NULL pointer dereference error and crash it.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Samba: 4.13.0, 4.12.0 - 4.12.8, 4.11.0 - 4.11.14, 4.10.0 - 4.10.18, 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, 4.4.0 - 4.4.16, 4.3.0 - 4.3.13, 4.2.0 - 4.2.14, 4.1.0 - 4.1.23, 4.0.0 - 4.0.26, 3.6.0 - 3.6.25


CPE

External links
http://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2020-14323.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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