easy access to root home dir.

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at inethouston.net
Sun Feb 4 19:44:22 GMT 2001

I decided to try this as it intrigued me, but to my surprise I can also view
any users home directory including root.  I'm running samba-2.2.0-alpha2 on
freebsd 4.2-stable

> So I tried access any other valid home directory and I had no problem.
> The scary part is that I tried \\samba_server\root and it worked. I can
> access any users home dir in the /etc/passwd file. Im sure this isn't
> wanted by most Samba Admins.
> I thought I prevented this with invalid users option
> What configuration option prevents this ??
> I just read the using samba book about 3 times and couldn't find any way
> to fix this problem.

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