[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#418587: samba: Improper handling of /../
pathnames in smb.conf
rabbit at rabbit.us
Tue Apr 10 20:09:48 UTC 2007
Christian Perrier wrote:
> Let's link this BR to the upstream BR but I actually fail to see what
> benefit may be driven from reporting this in Debian too....there are
> very little chances that the samba packaging team has better clues
> than the clever upstream developers..:)
I just figured it won't hurt to make a wider audience aware of the
problem. It is a real PITA for me, but my knowledge of C is beyond
minimal, so I can only hope that someone will step up to fix the thing.
Back in the day I grepped through the source and it is verly likely that
the problem is coming from unix_clean_name() in lib/util.c, but I just
can't make much sense of the code.
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