CVE-2018-16853

NameCVE-2018-16853
DescriptionSamba from version 4.7.0 has a vulnerability that allows a user in a Samba AD domain to crash the KDC when Samba is built in the non-default MIT Kerberos configuration. With this advisory the Samba Team clarify that the MIT Kerberos build of the Samba AD DC is considered experimental. Therefore the Samba Team will not issue security patches for this configuration. Additionally, Samba 4.7.12, 4.8.7 and 4.9.3 have been issued as security releases to prevent building of the AD DC with MIT Kerberos unless --with-experimental-mit-ad-dc is specified to the configure command.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
samba (PTS)buster, buster (security)2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u3fixed
bullseye2:4.13.13+dfsg-1~deb11u4fixed
bullseye (security)2:4.13.13+dfsg-1~deb11u5fixed
bookworm, sid2:4.16.4+dfsg-2fixed

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

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

Notes

[stretch] - samba <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[jessie] - samba <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2018-16853.html
Samba in Debian is built with the default Heimdal Kerberos build

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