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Security update for Samba

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(Last modified: 13JUL2006)


solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (34c520bcfc455292bacd48aa16bbb203)

Applies to

Package: samba
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
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 Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11100
Release: 20060713
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install the Samba update to prevent from a Denial of Service of smbd.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a memory exhaustion DoS in the Samba smbd
daemon. CVE-2006-3403; [#190468].

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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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