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Slackware alert SSA:2009-276-01 (samba)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] samba (SSA:2009-276-01)
Date:  Sun, 4 Oct 2009 00:01:26 -0700 (PDT)
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] samba (SSA:2009-276-01) New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 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 13.0 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/samba-3.2.15-i486-1_slack13.0.txz: This update fixes the following security issues. A misconfigured /etc/passwd with no defined home directory could allow security restrictions to be bypassed. mount.cifs could allow a local user to read the first line of an arbitrary file if installed setuid. (On Slackware, it was not installed setuid) Specially crafted SMB requests could cause a denial of service. 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: Updated package for Slackware 12.1: Updated package for Slackware 12.2: Updated package for Slackware 13.0: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0: Updated package for Slackware -current: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 10.0 package: e02ad43f20e3c31e50cf28363541db9c samba-3.0.37-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: bac29aae3e5f23bd815f4452c2954dc6 samba-3.0.37-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz Slackware 10.2 package: 60ac24589c806850e7a74a09302a4ed9 samba-3.0.37-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz Slackware 11.0 package: 58eaa3f9cb2c677f8b0a6249863685e6 samba-3.0.37-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz Slackware 12.0 package: 8f68ccdee93cb131b395d9b3eeae1674 samba-3.0.37-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz Slackware 12.1 package: ea18bf39fa98cd52cf90fc593ee3ddf8 samba-3.0.37-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz Slackware 12.2 package: edb0b282ea777c2edabd8147d83f6978 samba-3.2.15-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz Slackware 13.0 package: 9a848ba2af68ee2d01dd7440b4b49405 samba-3.2.15-i486-1_slack13.0.txz Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: e84b39e9ee6353e0a682e71a88e97b00 samba-3.2.15-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz Slackware -current package: 968d2bfd83f13d40e630c14fab19a676 samba-3.4.2-i486-1.txz Slackware x86_64 -current package: 8b80e5bcd2b603a42e92185501823d26 samba-3.4.2-x86_64-1.txz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg samba-3.2.15-i486-1_slack13.0.txz Then, if Samba is running restart it: # /etc/rc.d/rc.samba restart +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkrH9IkACgkQakRjwEAQIjPQgQCeNZN2Q2jry/0TTqXkpRbphuD6 q1YAnjI1fB7bEFar8go729F1GqtUpOgO =J/9I -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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