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Security update for samba

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(Last modified: 08FEB2007)


solutions Security update for samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1324cf66bf45968bebbd721ece5f92c7)

Applies to

Package: samba
samba-client
samba-winbind
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070208
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A logic error in the deferred open code can lead to an infinite loop in Samba's smbd daemon (CVE-2007-0452).
In addition the following changes are included with these packages:
  • Move tdb utils to the client package.
  • The version string of binaries reported by the -V option now include the package version control system version number.
  • Fix time value reporting in libsmbclient; [#195285].
  • Store and restore NT hashes as string compatible values; [#185053].
  • Added winbindd null sid fix; [#185053].
  • Fix from Alison Winters of SGI to build even if make_vscan is 0.
  • Send correct workstation name to prevent NT_STATUS_INVALID_WORKSTATION beeing returned in samlogon; [#148645], [#161051].

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-winbind.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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