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Security update for Samba

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(Last modified: 14AUG2006)


solutions Security update for Samba SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9ae7b77dbf7f91e0bdf1b16cc2d69e11)

Applies to

Package: samba
samba-client
samba-winbind
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20060814
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Fix pam config file parsing in pam_winbind; bso [#3916].
  • Prevent potential crash in winbindd's credential cache handling; [#184450].
  • Fix memory exhaustion DoS; CVE-2006-3403; [#190468].
  • Fix the munlock call, samba.org svn rev r16755 from Volker.
  • Change the kerberos principal for LDAP authentication to netbios-name$@realm from host/name@realm; [#184450].
  • Ensure to link all required libraries to libnss_wins; [#184306].
  • Change log level of debug message to avaoid flodded nmbd log; [#157623].
  • Add 'usershare allow guests = Yes' to the default config; [#144787].
  • Fix syntax error in configure script.

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-winbind.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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