"To be more specific, this is a Virtualbox Ubuntu virtual machine running on Windows 10, grabbing a file across SMB from a Samba file server running inside the Windows Subsystem for Linux through Bash."
Great tool to use the same note on different (browsers/app) platforms.
This will never be a killer application, just nice to have.
But what do I know?
As to my absence I've been a bit overwhelmed by work stuff, sorry about that, it's no excuse
Fantastic article from Alexander Bokovoy on
how this thing was found and fixed !
It's not an SMB protocol bug. It's a generic flaw in the DCE RPC protocol used for all RPC services on Windows and specifically to administer Active Directory Domain Controllers. That's why we really want people to patch (both Samba *and* Windows users).
Firmware is just software. And board manufacturarers often have some fail safe flasing procedure. Not that this is useable to average users, they barely know what version of windows they are runnnig, let alone they can identify the version of the motherboard in the computer.
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