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Samba CVE-2018-16852: NULL pointer de-reference in Samba AD DC DNS servers

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Samba CVE-2018-16852: NULL pointer de-reference in Samba AD DC DNS servers

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/28/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/04/2018
Modified
02/05/2019

Description

Samba from version 4.9.0 and before version 4.9.3 is vulnerable to a NULL pointer de-reference. During the processing of an DNS zone in the DNS management DCE/RPC server, the internal DNS server or the Samba DLZ plugin for BIND9, if the DSPROPERTY_ZONE_MASTER_SERVERS property or DSPROPERTY_ZONE_SCAVENGING_SERVERS property is set, the server will follow a NULL pointer and terminate. There is no further vulnerability associated with this issue, merely a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • samba-upgrade-4_9_3

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