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CVE-2019-14861 Detail

Current Description

All Samba versions 4.x.x before 4.9.17, 4.10.x before 4.10.11 and 4.11.x before 4.11.3 have an issue, where the (poorly named) dnsserver RPC pipe provides administrative facilities to modify DNS records and zones. Samba, when acting as an AD DC, stores DNS records in LDAP. In AD, the default permissions on the DNS partition allow creation of new records by authenticated users. This is used for example to allow machines to self-register in DNS. If a DNS record was created that case-insensitively matched the name of the zone, the ldb_qsort() and dns_name_compare() routines could be confused into reading memory prior to the list of DNS entries when responding to DnssrvEnumRecords() or DnssrvEnumRecords2() and so following invalid memory as a pointer.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00038.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14861 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/PJH3ROOFYMOATD2UEPC47P5RPBDTY77E/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/WNKA4YIPV7AZR7KK3GW6L3HKGHSGJZFE/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-52
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191210-0002/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4217-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4217-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2019-14861.html Vendor Advisory
https://www.synology.com/security/advisory/Synology_SA_19_40 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.0.0
Up to (excluding)
4.9.17
 cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.10.0
Up to (excluding)
4.10.11
 cpe:2.3:a:samba:samba:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.11.0
Up to (excluding)
4.11.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-14861
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/23/2019