Samba vuln – get your patches on
Or be rooted
A buffer overflow has been found in Samba that requires immediate action, the team's Jeremy Allison tells us.
Samba is the most-widely used software that allows access Windows networks from non-Windows clients. If you're running a Samba server version 2.0 or higher, you urgently need to install the latest version 2.2.8, or block access to TCP ports 139 and 445. Code that exploits the hole - which gives a potential attacker root privileges has already been created by the black hat Community.
You can find more information in this posting. ®
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