USN-3267-1: Samba vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3267-1
25th April, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
Samba could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- samba - SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Jann Horn discovered that Samba incorrectly handled symlinks. An
authenticated remote attacker could use this issue to access files on the
server outside of the exported directories.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary