Bug#410308: [Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#410308: samba: Samba listing system
files under backup share
vorlon at debian.org
Tue Feb 13 22:08:12 CET 2007
On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 10:30:16AM -0500, peloy at debian.org wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 04:47:46PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > Quoting Daniel Fernández (daniel at z-ha-dum.dyndns.org):
> > > Package: samba
> > > Version: 3.0.23d-4
> > > Severity: normal
> > > Samba server list system files under backup share even whent backup
> > > share does not exist. However, the contents of the files cannot be
> > > readed. This bug has been found on etch and sarge systems, in amd64 and
> > > i386 architectures.
> > OK, got it. The "backup" user on Debian systems has a valid home
> > directory:
> > root at mykerinos:/var/log/samba> cd ~backup
> > root at mykerinos:/var/backups>
> > Interesting spot. FWIW, we do provide a fedault [homes] share so that
> > will probably happen with the defautl setup of the package.
> What about adding "backup" to "invalid users" in smb.conf fix this
In this context, 'backup' isn't the name of the connecting user, so 'invalid
users' would have no effect.
The evident fix is the one offered by the Ubuntu packaging, to make [homes]
shares accessible by default only to the named user.
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