issues with 4.10.16 UnixWare port

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Mar 4 19:29:14 UTC 2022

On Fri, Mar 04, 2022 at 10:04:53AM -0800, Tim Rice via samba-technical wrote:
>I am attempting to do some initial tests on my UnixWare port
>of samba-4.10.16. (4.15.3 required symlinkat, readlinkat, etc. UW
>does not have)

Just an FYI. Without the XXXXat() system calls Samba
will never be safe against symlink attacks on this
platform (neither will any other user-space code,
so I don't feel particulary picked on here :-).

Please explain this to any users of your port,
so they only expose files over SMB2+ (which renders
them safe vs. SMB symlink attacks, but not local

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