Debian not affected by Samba problems.

Following in the wake of the earlier report on Red Hat’s
Samba problems, Debian would like
us to mention that their Linux distribution is Not
affected by this.

Wichert Akkerman

There have been reports that some Linux distributions are
affected by a vulnerability in samba. There are two issues:

  • the wsmbconf program (which is still a prototype application
    not meant for general release) is unsafe. Debian does not
    distribute this program.
  • some distributions used a world-writable directory without a t
    bit. We use /var/tmp which does not suffer from this problem.

There is no need to upgrade your samba package.

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