[Samba] Samba security issue

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Dec 21 17:29:12 MST 2010

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 05:06:33PM -0700, Bryan Boone wrote:
> Hi everyone.  I have a special security risk analyzer that runs on my
> network.
> It scans my ports and looks for open vulnerabilities.  I know that no one
> here knows about the security scans but here is what it tells me.
> SMB Guest Account Local User Access on port 445.
> I assume that I need to disable the Guest account login in Samba.
> I am not sure how to do this, can someone please explain.

Set "guest ok = no" in the [global] section of your smb.conf,
and make sure no other shares redefine it.


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