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Recommended update for Samba

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(Last modified: 17DEC2007)


solutions Recommended update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1fa23453ff1e45abfcd798ce622f9acd)

Applies to

Package: cifs-mount
ldapsmb
libmsrpc
libmsrpc-devel
libsmbclient
libsmbclient-devel
libsmbsharemodes
libsmbsharemodes-devel
samba
samba-client
samba-krb-printing
samba-pdb
samba-python
samba-vscan
samba-winbind
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4827
Release: 20071217
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody using Samba should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This is a major update to version 3.0.28 of Samba. This release includes serveral bugfixes and performance enhancements for Samba and its components. It is recommended for every user to update to this version.
Among several other bugs the following list shows some detail:
  • #294895 - Samba panics and dumps core
  • #331754 - getpwent fails on 64 Bit if called from 32 Bit binary
  • #293907 - username not displayed on the password panel after coming back from suspend to RAM
  • #329796 - 'useradd' command does not give any output
  • #343702 - VUL-0: samba: Samba "send_mailslot()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • #337823 - VUL-0: Samba "reply_netbios_packet()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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 cifs-mount.rpm ldapsmb.rpm libmsrpc.rpm libmsrpc-devel.rpm libsmbclient.rpm libsmbclient-devel.rpm libsmbsharemodes.rpm libsmbsharemodes-devel.rpm samba.rpm samba-client.rpm samba-krb-printing.rpm samba-pdb.rpm samba-python.rpm samba-vscan.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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