New samba packages (SSA:2004-207-01) for Slackware
Posted on: 07/26/2004 06:43 AM

New samba packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0 and -current to fix security issues.

More details about these issues may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
Sun Jul 25 14:17:29 PDT 2004
patches/packages/samba-3.0.5-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to samba-3.0.5. This fixes a buffer overflow in SWAT and another in the code supporting the 'mangling method = hash' smb.conf option (which is not the default). For more details, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
03d53b165cf21bab6c0e26f98268d445 samba-2.2.10-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
99cba95be5231d46327d3ca055a792db samba-2.2.10-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
75e92332f92858430fbc01e0adf29c7b samba-2.2.10-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
d4d00d9c748386da1dcd5ab941dbb294 samba-3.0.5-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
d4d00d9c748386da1dcd5ab941dbb294 samba-3.0.5-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

As root, stop the samba server:

. /etc/rc.d/rc.samba stop

Next, upgrade the samba package(s) with upgradepkg:

upgradepkg samba-3.0.5-i486-1.tgz

Finally, start samba again:

. /etc/rc.d/rc.samba start

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