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Critical code execution bug in Samba gives attackers superuser powers


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#1 NickAu

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 05:08 PM

 

A critical vulnerability in all recent versions of Samba could put users on the receiving end of attacks that allow hackers on the same local network to run programs with nearly unfettered administrative privileges.

Samba is an open source implementation of the file-sharing components of Microsoft Windows. Most Linux releases and a wide variety of other operating systems use Samba to handle file-sharing with Windows systems.

Critical code execution bug in Samba gives attackers superuser powers


Edited by NickAu1, 04 August 2014 - 05:08 PM.


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