Security related bug/issue ... or mis-configuration?

The Hermit Hacker scrappy at
Tue Jun 8 12:11:00 GMT 1999

On Wed, 12 May 1999, Michal wrote:

> > 
> > The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> > >
> > >         I'm *really* hoping that its something that we're overlooking as
> > > far as configuration is concerned...or else there is one helluva large
> > > hole in Samba :(
> > >
> > Whaddya expect, huh?
> > Just see _hosts allow_ parameter, this explains everything...
> Sorry for the wrong answer. This might not be the case. Perhaps NT
> authentication is broken? Null passwords? 

What is it about Linux/smbclient that would take advantage of this where
we are unable to reproduce it using WinNT to connect to the exact same
shares?  If we try to do the same thing with WinNT, we get an error and
refusal to connect...we do it from Linux, we don't even get asked for a

Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
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