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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-7540): Samba regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-7540): Samba regression

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/29/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-samba

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