Security update for Samba
(Last modified: 13SEP2004)
solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (51640e8f4b2890b6b676c40dd61af7fd)
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
- printing with Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 clients
- vscan users
- users with macros in the 'log file' smb.conf option.
Microsoft Windows XP clients with installed Service Pack 2 crash the Samba (smbd) process while printing.
Using macros in the smb.conf 'log file' statement might lead to an infinite recursion.
A wrong counter and pointer handling in samba-vscan sometimes lead to a crashed Samba (smbd) process.
A DoS bug in smbd may allow an unauthenticated user to cause smbd to spawn new processes each one entering an infinite loop. After sending a sufficient amount of packets it is possible to exhaust the memory resources on the server. This issue is known as CAN-2004-0807.
A DoS bug in nmbd may allow an attacker to remotely crash the nmbd daemon. This issue is known as CAN-2004-0808.
rpm -Fvh samba.rpm samba-client.rpm samba-pdb.rpm samba-python.rpm samba-vscan.rpm samba-winbind.rpm
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