[USN-4121-1] Samba vulnerability
steve.beattie at canonical.com
Tue Sep 3 21:07:29 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4121-1
September 03, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
Samba would allow unintended access to files over the network.
- samba: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Stefan Metzmacher discovered that the Samba SMB server did not properly
prevent clients from escaping outside the share root directory in
some situations. An attacker could use this to gain access to files
outside of the Samba share, where allowed by the permissions of the
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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