Bug 5384 - Multiple password for usershare
Summary: Multiple password for usershare
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.6
Classification: Unclassified
Component: File services (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P3 enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Allison
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-04-10 04:49 UTC by Patrice Vetsel (dead mail address)
Modified: 2009-12-02 04:44 UTC (History)
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Description Patrice Vetsel (dead mail address) 2008-04-10 04:49:56 UTC
Here at Ubuntu, we provide nautilus-share as default sharing system for Hardy. This tool use the usershare system provided by samba.
Usershare is a great enhancement for users to allow them to share folders.

Looking at security system, I think that it will be a great enhancement if user can set differents password for differents shares.

1/ If user have samba password synced with user password (libpam-smbpass) he can not send his user login+pass to another user (security problem).
2/ If user use smbpasswd to have one samba password (different than his user password), login+samba password permit another user to see all his shares
Comment 1 Karolin Seeger 2009-12-02 04:44:23 UTC
Updating component.
Is this a feasible claim?