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Samba Alert

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Warning Date: 11 January, 2022

Severity Level ● High

Warning Number: 2022-4191

Target Sector: All

Description:

Samba has released security update to address a vulnerability in the following versions:

  • Samba file server
    • All versions prior to 4.13.16
Threats:

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by doing the following:

  • Allow directory creation outside of the exported share.
Best practice and Recommendations:

The CERT team encourages users to review Samba security advisory and apply the necessary update:

https://www.samba.org/samba/security/CVE-2021-43566.html

Last updated at 11 January, 2022

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