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Security update for Samba

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(Last modified: 05JUL2007)


solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (53d4a77047e30e098005a8397a88af05)

Applies to

Package: samba
samba-client
samba-vscan
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-11561
Release: 20070705
Obsoletes: 260c116f7e784335d038321049eca6b1
b0c38ea30f68ca356b1547de9b102804
34c520bcfc455292bacd48aa16bbb203
260c116f7e784335d038321049eca6b1
0865bee1d4ac46f4a93ee3b8b53fa1bf
d4a3b5d72ff5e7bb63b1d7ca0e48b98e

Indications

Please install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The previous security fix for CVE-2007-2447 missed one character in the shell escape handling.
Also fixed were some regressions introduced by the previous update.

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 samba-client.rpm samba-vscan.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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