Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4513-1 samba -- security update

Date Reported:
03 Sep 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-10197.
More information:

Stefan Metzmacher discovered a flaw in Samba, a SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix. Specific combinations of parameters and permissions can allow user to escape from the share path definition and see the complete '/' filesystem. Unix permission checks in the kernel are still enforced.

Details can be found in the upstream advisory at

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your samba packages.

For the detailed security status of samba please refer to its security tracker page at: