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Security update for Samba


(Last modified: 01OCT2004)

solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (520ec48d6b1bceeecaa7e6f59e6fb170)

Applies to

Package: samba
Release: 20041001
Obsoletes: 85908c623220587076f01abce73a0bbd


A potential file access problem outside of defined shares was fixed.



Problem description

This update fixes following security problem in the Samba suite:
CAN-2004-0815: A security problem that could have users gain access to files outside of a share has been fixed.


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,samba-client,samba-vscan.rpm
Please ensure to restart your Samba services as user root with the commands:
rcnmb try-restart rcwinbind try-restart rcrcsmb try-restart

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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