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.
Published 2015-12-29 22:59:05
Updated 2022-08-29 20:44:12
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-7540

13.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-7540

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-7540

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-7540

Products affected by CVE-2015-7540

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