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Re: [Samba] How to change the server info/version which Samba returns to the client?




> > Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Windows 6.1] Server=[Samba 4.2.14-Debian]

 Server=[Samba 4.2.14-Debian]
	
You can change the version-Debian yes. 
But you need to rebuild you samba for it. 

Run : apt-get source samba 
cd samba-.... 

Edit VERSION
You see somethine like this. 

########################################################
SAMBA_VERSION_VENDOR_SUFFIX=Debian
SAMBA_VERSION_VENDOR_PATCH=


> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] How to change the server info/version 
> which Samba returns to the client?
> 
> On 2018-12-26 17:10, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Windows 6.1] Server=[Samba 4.2.14-Debian]
> > 
> > Comes from the servers Samba version, you cannot change this.
> > 
> > The 'server string' parameter controls what is shown in browse lists
> > etc. This can be changed, but Samba will need to be restarted/reload
> > after the change and a new connection will need to be made to the
> > server.
> 
> If the server's version reported to the client can't be changed, can
> it be potentially simplify the implementation of attack on 
> Samba server
> (as attacker knows the operating system and version of the server)?

If you are concerned about that, why did you even start nmbd and are you allowing network browing. 

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> Dmitry
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Greetz, 

Louis


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