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Security update for Samba

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(Last modified: 05JUL2007)


solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (030f92e97ede6166fdaf8c9603ef87be)

Applies to

Package: samba
samba-client
samba-doc
samba-pdb
samba-python
samba-winbind
samba-vscan
cifs-mount
ldapsmb
libsmbclient
libsmbclient-devel
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11562
Release: 20070705
Obsoletes: d2956ba1a85d7a27cc6a91e7693a737c
e6f67401d1fbe3ad7dcbda914d4307c9
c6fc729a4d59d3990295d101f02dd6df
75665d46b2b2dc409e252b880a1ad2f4

Indications

Please install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The previous security fix for CVE-2007-2447 missed one character in the shell escape handling.
Also fixed were some regressions introduced by the previous update.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh samba.rpm samba-client.rpm samba-doc.rpm samba-pdb.rpm samba-python.rpm samba-winbind.rpm samba-vscan.rpm cifs-mount.rpm ldapsmb.rpm libsmbclient.rpm libsmbclient-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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