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    Debian: DSA-3816-1: samba security update

    Date 23 Mar 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jann Horn of Google discovered a time-of-check, time-of-use race condition in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix. A malicious client can take advantage of this flaw by exploting a symlink race to access areas of the server file system not exported under a
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3816-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 23, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : samba
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-2619
    
    Jann Horn of Google discovered a time-of-check, time-of-use race
    condition in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix. A
    malicious client can take advantage of this flaw by exploting a symlink
    race to access areas of the server file system not exported under a
    share definition.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:4.5.6+dfsg-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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