CVE-2015-7540

NameCVE-2015-7540
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3433-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
samba (PTS)stretch2:4.5.16+dfsg-1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)2:4.5.16+dfsg-1+deb9u3fixed
buster2:4.9.5+dfsg-5fixed
buster (security)2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2:4.12.5+dfsg-3fixed
sid2:4.13.2+dfsg-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sambasourcesqueeze(not affected)
sambasourcewheezy2:3.6.6-6+deb7u6DSA-3433-1
sambasourcejessie2:4.1.17+dfsg-2+deb8u1DSA-3433-1
sambasource(unstable)2:4.1.22+dfsg-1

Notes

[wheezy] - samba <not-affected> (Only affects 4.0.0 to 4.1.21)
[squeeze] - samba <not-affected> (Only affects 4.0.0 to 4.1.21)
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2015-7540.html

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