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Security update for Samba


(Last modified: 21MAY2007)

solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (260c116f7e784335d038321049eca6b1)

Applies to

Package: samba
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11523
Release: 20070521
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

Specially crafted MS-RPC packets could overwrite heap memory and therefore could potentially be exploited to execute code (CVE-2007-2446).
Authenticated users could leverage specially crafted MS-RPC packets to pass arguments unfiltered to /bin/sh (CVE-2007-2447).


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-vscan.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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