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Security update for package Samba (samba-client)

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(Last modified: 31MAR2003)


solutions Security update for package Samba (samba-client) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (65165300e6b2178c9b948562ba15637d)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
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 Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF

Package: samba-client
Release: 20030331
Obsoletes: 47921afc46400c5c364d23e38a052f1e

Indications

All systems using smbclient to copy or print files should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

After a review by the SuSE Security Team the Samba Team reviewed the client implementation, too, and uncovered various bugs which are fixed with this update.
Since there is no easy workaround, an update is strongly recommended.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as a RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh samba-client.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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