Samba Security Updates Address Badlock Vulnerabilities

The Samba Team has released security updates that address vulnerabilities, collectively known as Badlock, affecting both Windows operating systems and Samba in UNIX-like platforms. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system or create a denial-of-service condition.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Samba Release News and Vulnerability Note VU#813296 for more information and apply the necessary updates.

Source: US CERT Alerts