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Security update for smbclnt

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(Last modified: 07APR2003)


solutions Security update for smbclnt SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (98a3626267e1f69b6cd033f6b4055641)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE Firewall on CD 2 - VPN
SuSE Firewall on CD 2
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: smbclnt
Release: 20030407
Obsoletes: none

Indications

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

Problem description

After a review by the SuSE Security Team the Samba Team reviewed also the client implementation and uncovered various bugs which have now been fixed. Since there is no easy workaround, an update is strongly recommended.
The first version against this problem included the wrong Samba version.
For the client package no further action has to be performed.

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 smbclnt.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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