[Samba] Samba 2.2.8a smbd/vfs.c:reduce_name not handling sym links correctly

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon May 26 19:48:01 GMT 2003


Please post a bug report at https://buzilla.samba.org to get action on
this issue.

- John T.

On Mon, 26 May 2003, Thomas Wild at aDog wrote:

> Hi Eric,
> I reported the same problem as you did on Tue May 20 22:12:24 GMT 2003
> in this list.
> May I ask you if you get any response from the samba org? - I'm not. I
> think the same as you, the behavior of the wide links are not the
> correct one. It would be better to check the physical location of the
> sym-links and compare them. Further I think there is also a possible
> buffer overrun in this function?!
> (We using quite the same thing with compat-links for Clearcase
> envoirement and we can't migrate to 2.2.8a now :( )!
> Tnx 4 your short answer in advance.
> - Thomas

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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