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Security update for Samba

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(Last modified: 01OCT2004)


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

Applies to

Package: samba
samba-client
samba-vscan
Release: 20041001
Obsoletes: 85908c623220587076f01abce73a0bbd

Indications

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

Contraindications

None.

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.

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,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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