Critical Samba vulnerability fixed

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 8:51 AM EST

Users of the open-source Samba software are being urged to patch their code following the discovery of a critical bug in the file-and-print software. The bug is one of three vulnerabilities that were patched Monday by the Samba team in the Samba 3.0.25 release.

The flaw is considered to be particularly worrisome for two reasons: It could be remotely exploited by an attacker to run unauthorized code on the Samba server and there is no known workaround for the flaw.

At CSO.

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