Security problem on shared folders

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Thu Apr 13 16:07:55 GMT 2000

> I'm new to this list and I have a question about setting up a Linux server
> to authenticate windows machines, I've success on this but I found one
> security problem that I don't know if is possible to solve. The problem is
> this:
> When a user login on the server from a windows machine he can write on is
> home on the linux server but is also possible to gain access for read on the
> other users area making run \\server\otheruser

change the read and execute access on the files and dirs of the home dirs.

they are probably set 2775 or 0755 - which gives other and group read and
 execute access - hence why the dirs can be accessed.


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