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Incorrect Authorization


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


Multiple flaws were found in the way samba AD DC implemented access and conformance checking of stored data. An attacker could use this flaw to cause total domain compromise. This issue affects versions 4.0.x prior to 4.13.14, 4.14.x prior to 4.14.10, and 4.15.x prior to 4.15.2.

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CWE-863 - Incorrect Authorization

Authorization is a security mechanism performed by an application to grant or deny access to the requested resources by verifying the privileges of the user. When an application lacks effective authorization mechanisms, it enables unauthorized users to gain unintended privileges and illegitimate access to resources. Such a vulnerability may result in exposure of sensitive information, denial of service, arbitrary code execution, and complete system takeover.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published