Warning - security flaw in samba

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Warning - security flaw in samba

Postby Husse » Fri May 30, 2008 5:27 am

A buffer overflow with possible security consequences has been discovered in Samba
http://secunia.com/advisories/30228/
There is yet (May 30 noon Central European time) no update in mintUpdate, but rest assured there will be (I hope :))
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Re: Warning - security flaw in samba

Postby GrayWizardLinux » Fri May 30, 2008 7:01 am

Husse - i am running this online scan and it doesn't seem to do anything..... just seems to run without doing anything. does this work with linux? it said 5-40 seconds and i am into 4 minutes now. just curious. Thanks for the site link too - Never knew of it before.
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Re: Warning - security flaw in samba

Postby Husse » Fri May 30, 2008 7:18 am

I don't see a scan in that link but secunia has an online scan which I think is win only
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Re: Warning - security flaw in samba

Postby GrayWizardLinux » Fri May 30, 2008 7:27 am

sorry - I meant the actual home page from the link - my fault. Ok - probably is winodws only.
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Re: Warning - security flaw in samba

Postby Husse » Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:15 am

There has been updates to Samba now - should be fixed
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