duplicated usernames, unknown account in NT "permissions" dialog (2.0.7)

David Bannon D.Bannon at latrobe.edu.au
Mon Nov 13 02:23:09 GMT 2000

At 12:29 PM 11/11/2000 +0600, Anders C. Thorsen wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 09:08:53AM +1100, David Bannon wrote:
>> saying 'admin user = jack' assuming Jack uses machine1.
>This would be _BAD_, as admin user = <username> makes smbd run as uid 0 for
>those users.. (allowing edition of /etc/passwd and the like, etc..)

Yes, true. But if you don't have 'add user script' and the like configured,
then they really cannot do anything interesting. Or can they ??

David Bannon                      D.Bannon at latrobe.edu.au
School of Biochemistry            Phone 61 03 9479 2197
La Trobe University, Plenty Rd,   Fax   61 03 9479 2467
Bundoora, Vic, Australia, 3083    http://bioserve.latrobe.edu.au
..... Humpty Dumpty was pushed !

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