Samba Security breach ?
armand.welsh at sscims.com
Wed Jan 3 16:09:18 GMT 2001
Just curious, what happens if you map user student, to account ftp, or some
other account that has restricted access rights. I remember reading
somewhere that it's prefered to use a guest user account, like ftp, instead
of nobody, for restricted shares. Though I don't remember what the reason
was... I will investigate, and see if it has anything to do with this
-> -----Original Message-----
-> From: Ron Alexander [mailto:rcalex at home.com]
-> Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 4:27 AM
-> To: Samba-Technical
-> Subject: Fw: Samba Security breach ?
-> > When I created a Unix user student everything behaved like
-> normal. I could
-> > not access share jdoe. It seems to me that there is a bug
-> in the Samba
-> > source somewhere where the mapping from student to nobody
-> is being done.
-> > I have looked at the code, but is is not easy to
-> comprehend what is going
-> > on.
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