Rule Category

SERVER-SAMBA -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in Samba servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-SAMBA Samba LDAP modify dnsRecord buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule is looking for an exceptionally large dnsRecord in Samba LDAP that causes a buffer overflow.

What To Look For

This event is generated when an attempt is made to exploit a known vulnerability in 2016-2123.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos This document was generated from data supplied by the National Vulnerability Database. A product of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. For more information see http://nvd.nist.gov/

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Impact

Technique: Endpoint Denial of Service

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

Rule Vulnerability

Memory Corruption

Memory Corruption is any vulnerability that allows the modification of the content of memory locations in a way not intended by the developer. Memory corruption results are inconsistent; they could lead to fatal errors and system crashes or data leakage; some have no effect at all.

CVE Additional Information