samba (SSA:2007-255-02)
Posted on: 09/13/2007 11:06 AM

New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, and 12.0 to fix a security issue and various other bugs.

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.0 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to samba-3.0.26a.
This fixes a security issue in all Samba 3.0.25 versions:
"Incorrect primary group assignment for domain users using the rfc2307
or sfu winbind nss info plugin."
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.0 package:
81fa953e94a089cc6fca0829055cbd3d samba-3.0.26a-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
cfe1ded07f0a67f4645b6bc7a2a10d1a samba-3.0.26a-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
e07026225d3eefa85c655eb14f59ee4a samba-3.0.26a-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
3cef7747505fe8b408880e11ef84a95d samba-3.0.26a-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
4b4b3942f45c8764c6e0a04ed807cd89 samba-3.0.26a-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg samba-3.0.26a-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Restart Samba:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.samba restart

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