Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-918-1
Please Install the Updated Packages.
It was discovered the Samba handled symlinks in an unexpected way when both " wide links" and " UNIX extensions" were enabled, which is the default. A remote attacker could create symlinks and access arbitrary files from the server.
samba vulnerability on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 8.04 LTS , Ubuntu 8.10 , Ubuntu 9.04 , Ubuntu 9.10