CVE-2018-16852

NameCVE-2018-16852
DescriptionSamba from version 4.9.0 and before version 4.9.3 is vulnerable to a NULL pointer de-reference. During the processing of an DNS zone in the DNS management DCE/RPC server, the internal DNS server or the Samba DLZ plugin for BIND9, if the DSPROPERTY_ZONE_MASTER_SERVERS property or DSPROPERTY_ZONE_SCAVENGING_SERVERS property is set, the server will follow a NULL pointer and terminate. There is no further vulnerability associated with this issue, merely a denial of service.
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)
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
samba (PTS)jessie2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u13fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:4.5.16+dfsg-1+deb9u2fixed
buster2:4.9.5+dfsg-5fixed
buster (security)2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2:4.9.13+dfsg-1fixed
sid2:4.10.8+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sambasource(unstable)2:4.9.2+dfsg-2low
sambasourcejessie(not affected)
sambasourcestretch(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - samba <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[jessie] - samba <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2018-16852.html

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