Samba Update for Debian
Posted on: 11/23/2002 11:00 PM

A samba security update for Debian GNU/Linux has been released

Steve Langasek found an exploitable bug in the password handling code in samba: when converting from DOS code-page to little endian UCS2 unicode a buffer length was not checked and a buffer could be overflowed. There is no known exploit for this, but an upgrade is strongly recommended.

This problem has been fixed in version 2.2.3a-12 of the Debian samba packages and upstream version 2.2.7.

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