Debian: DSA-4427-1: samba security update

    Date 08 Apr 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Michael Hanselmann discovered that Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix, was vulnerable to a symlink traversal attack. It would allow remote authenticated users with write permission to either write or detect files outside of Samba shares.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4427-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    April 08, 2019                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : samba
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-3880
    
    Michael Hanselmann discovered that Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and
    login server for Unix, was vulnerable to a symlink traversal
    attack. It would allow remote authenticated users with write
    permission to either write or detect files outside of Samba shares.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:4.5.16+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of samba please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/samba
    
    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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