Samba Team Receives Microsoft Protocol Documentation

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Today the Protocol Freedom Information Foundation (PFIF), a non-profit organization created by the Software Freedom Law Center, signed an agreement with Microsoft to receive the protocol documentation needed to fully interoperate with the Microsoft Windows...

Canonical discloses Samba Vulnerability in Linux

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Canonical has disclosed a security vulnerability that affects various versions, including the latest version 7.10, of its Linux distribution, as well as corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The flaw occurs because Samba, an...

Patched Macs Vulnerable to Samba Bug

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Mac OS X is running with an outdated and vulnerable version of the open-source file and print program Samba, according to Symantec's DeepSight Threat Analyst Team. The vulnerabilities, first published on May 14, involve multiple...

DoS Flaws Found in Samba Module

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German security researcher Stefan Esser has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in smbfs, the mountable SMB (Server Message Block) file system for Linux. In an advisory made public Wednesday, Esser said the bugs theoretically could crash the...

Samba stepped on by MS

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Microsoft has opened a new chapter in its long-running dispute with open-source software developers--and it could have antitrust implications. In late March, Microsoft published a document that outlines how third-party developers can...

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