Novell is now a part of Micro Focus

Security update for package Samba (smbclnt)


(Last modified: 31MAR2003)

solutions Security update for package Samba (smbclnt) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2f64a8a796a57d6ad8e41b04f7d36978)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Database Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390
SuSE eMail Server II

Package: smbclnt
Release: 20030331
Obsoletes: 0bc38fe507c4613db05ce34884ca0a31


All systems using smbclient to copy or print files should install this update.



Problem description

After a review by the SuSE Security Team the Samba Team reviewed the client implementation, too, and uncovered various bugs which are fixed with this update.
Since there is no easy workaround, an update is strongly recommended.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as a RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh smbclnt.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


The Origin of this information may be internal or external to Novell. Novell makes all reasonable efforts to verify this information. However, the information provided in this document is for your information only. Novell makes no explicit or implied claims to the validity of this information.

Any trademarks referenced in this document are the property of their respective owners. Consult your product manuals for complete trademark information.

© Copyright Micro Focus or one of its affiliates