Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2010 14:31:57 +0100 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: Simo Sorce <ssorce@...hat.com> Cc: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: Samba symlink 0day flaw Hey, * Simo Sorce <ssorce@...hat.com> [2010-02-05 22:48]: > On Fri, 5 Feb 2010 22:05:30 +0100 > Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> wrote: > > Hey, > > * Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> [2010-02-05 20:11]: > > > As many of you have probably seen, there was a supposed Samba 0day > > > flaw posted to full-disclosure and youtube. > > > > > > Samba has a response to this: > > > http://marc.info/?l=samba-technical&m=126539387432412&w=2 > > > > > > I'm not sure if this should get a CVE id. It is documented behavior. > > > Somewhat unexpected though. I think changing the default is the > > > right way to go, but it may be more of a hardening measure than a > > > security fix. > > > > > > Thoughts Steve? > > > > Given the count of users that are probably affected by this and it > > not being documented in e.g. man 5 smb.conf I'd vote for yes! :) > > > Sorry not clear what would not be documented in smb.conf ? The wide_links variable, at least not in my copy. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0xA0A0AAAA For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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