The RPC code generator in Samba 3.x before 3.4.16, 3.5.x before 3.5.14, and 3.6.x before 3.6.4 does not implement validation of an array length in a manner consistent with validation of array memory allocation, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted RPC call.
Published 2012-04-10 21:55:02
Updated 2018-10-30 16:26:00
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-1182

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-1182

  • Samba SetInformationPolicy AuditEventsInfo Heap Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2012-04-10
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module triggers a vulnerability in the LSA RPC service of the Samba daemon because of an error on the PIDL auto-generated code. Making a specially crafted call to SetInformationPolicy to set a PolicyAuditEventsInformation allows to trigger a heap overflow and

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-1182

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CWE ids for CVE-2012-1182

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References for CVE-2012-1182

Products affected by CVE-2012-1182

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