CVE Details

Release Date:2015-02-23


An uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in the Samba daemon (smbd). A malicious Samba client could send specially crafted netlogon packets that, when processed by smbd, could potentially lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running smbd (by default, the root user).

See more information about CVE-2015-0240 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.9 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (samba3x)ELSA-2015-02492015-02-23
Oracle Linux version 6 (samba)ELSA-2015-02512015-02-23
Oracle Linux version 6 (samba4)ELSA-2015-02502015-02-23
Oracle Linux version 7 (samba)ELSA-2015-02522015-02-23

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