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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-7540

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.
Publish Date : 2015-12-29 Last Update Date : 2016-12-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHBA-2015:2258: samba bug fix and enhancement update (None) oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20152258 unix
RHSA-2016:0010: samba4 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160010 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-7540

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Samba Samba 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Samba Samba 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Samba Samba 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Samba Samba 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Samba Samba 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Samba Samba 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Samba Samba 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Samba Samba 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Samba Samba 4.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Samba Samba 4.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Samba Samba 4.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Samba Samba 4.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Samba Samba 4.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Samba Samba 4.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Samba Samba 4.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Samba Samba 4.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Samba Samba 4.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Samba Samba 4.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Samba Samba 4.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Samba Samba 4.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Samba Samba 4.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Samba Samba 4.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Samba Samba 4.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Samba Samba 4.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Samba Samba 4.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Samba Samba 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Samba Samba 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Samba Samba 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Samba Samba 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Samba Samba 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Samba Samba 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Samba Samba 4.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Samba Samba 4.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Samba Samba 4.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Samba Samba 4.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Samba Samba 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Samba Samba 4.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Samba Samba 4.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Samba Samba 4.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Samba Samba 4.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Samba Samba 4.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Samba Samba 4.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Samba Samba 4.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Samba Samba 4.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Samba Samba 4.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Samba Samba 4.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Samba Samba 4.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Samba Samba 4.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Samba Samba 48

- References For CVE-2015-7540 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201612-47;a=commit;h=9d989c9dd7a5b92d0c5d65287935471b83b6e884 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2356 CONFIRM
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-b36076d32e;a=commit;h=530d50a1abdcdf4d1775652d4c456c1274d83d8d CONFIRM
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0e0879cc8a
SECTRACK 1034492
BID 79736 Samba CVE-2015-7540 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-12-29

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-7540

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