Claimed Zero Day exploit in Samba.

Michael Gilbert michael.s.gilbert at
Sun Feb 7 10:35:23 MST 2010

On Sun, 7 Feb 2010 07:57:35 +0100 Christian PERRIER wrote:

> Quoting Jeremy Allison (jra at
> > The patch is already in master to make "wide links" and "unix extensions"
> > mutually exclusive and wide links off by default, and once reviewed will
> > go into all active branches.
> > 
> > We're not planning to do a specific security release though, as
> > changing the config is enough to protect against this.
> Is there a chance that the patch applies to 3.2 series? We might
> consider using it in Debian lenny.

i've already backported the patche and built updated stable/oldstable
packages [0], and i am waiting for the security team to accept them [1].

best wishes,


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