samba (SSA:2007-134-01)
Posted on: 05/15/2007 09:38 AM

New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, and -current to fix security issues.

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to samba-3.0.25.
Security Fixes included in the Samba 3.0.25 release are:
o CVE-2007-2444
Versions: Samba 3.0.23d - 3.0.25pre2
Local SID/Name translation bug can result in
user privilege elevation
o CVE-2007-2446
Versions: Samba 3.0.0 - 3.0.24
Multiple heap overflows allow remote code execution
o CVE-2007-2447
Versions: Samba 3.0.0 - 3.0.24
Unescaped user input parameters are passed as
arguments to /bin/sh allowing for remote command
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

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 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.0 package:
388421f6cb6392b1a8610ca4d65e1f2e samba-3.0.25-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
8dbe857b25dcd2fd8ded5afbeb110800 samba-3.0.25-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
9d768f8d50aeb2790344a441505a2a2c samba-3.0.25-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
65775e4d63ebb041344e0f74e33b2285 samba-3.0.25-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware -current package:
a98430e0830c78168562bb49304dfb91 samba-3.0.25-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg samba-3.0.25-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

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


Slackware Linux Security Team

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