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Ubuntu: USN-3242-2: Samba regression

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Ubuntu: USN-3242-2: Samba regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/30/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/30/2017
Modified
08/05/2020

Description

USN-3242-1 fixed a vulnerability in Samba. The upstream fix introduced a regression when Samba is configured to disable following symbolic links.

This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

Jann Horn discovered that Samba incorrectly handled symlinks. An authenticated remote attacker could use this issue to access files on the server outside of the exported directories.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-samba

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