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CVE-2015-7540 Detail

Description

The LDAP server in the AD domain controller in Samba 4.x before 4.1.22 does not check return values to ensure successful ASN.1 memory allocation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and daemon crash) via crafted packets.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/29/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7540
Original release date:
12/29/2015
Last revised:
12/30/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174076.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-b36076d32e
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174391.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0e0879cc8a
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00033.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2356
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3433 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3433
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79736 External Source BID 79736
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034492 External Source SECTRACK 1034492
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2855-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2855-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2855-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2855-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1288451 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1288451
https://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=530d50a1abdcdf4d1775652d4c456c1274d83d8d External Source CONFIRM https://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=530d50a1abdcdf4d1775652d4c456c1274d83d8d
https://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=9d989c9dd7a5b92d0c5d65287935471b83b6e884 External Source CONFIRM https://git.samba.org/?p=samba.git;a=commit;h=9d989c9dd7a5b92d0c5d65287935471b83b6e884
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-47 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201612-47
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2015-7540.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2015-7540.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.0.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:4.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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