[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: samba-3.0.30-0.fc8

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-05-30 23:36:09

Name        : samba
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 3.0.30
Release     : 0.fc8
URL         : http://www.samba.org/
Summary     : The Samba Suite of programs
Description :

Samba is the suite of programs by which a lot of PC-related machines
share files, printers, and other information (such as lists of
available files and printers). The Windows NT, OS/2, and Linux
operating systems support this natively, and add-on packages can
enable the same thing for DOS, Windows, VMS, UNIX of all kinds, MVS,
and more. This package provides an SMB/CIFS server that can be used to
provide network services to SMB/CIFS clients.
Samba uses NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) protocols and does NOT
need the NetBEUI (Microsoft Raw NetBIOS frame) protocol.

Update Information:

Fix CVE-2008-1105    A heap-based buffer overflow flaw has been found in the way
Samba clients handle over-sized packets. If a client connected to a malicious
Samba server, it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the Samba client
user.    The Samba server can also act as a client to perform some operations
(print notify, domain member vs domain controler ...). This could result in the
server executing the vulnerable client code, resulting in arbitrary code
execution with the permissions of the Samba server.

* Wed May 28 2008 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.30-0.fc8
- New upstream security release to fix CVE-2008-1105
* Wed May 21 2008 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.29-1.fc8
- Fix packaging issue
* Wed May 21 2008 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.29-0.fc8
- New upstream bugfix release
* Sun Mar  9 2008 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.28a-0.fc8
- New upstream bugfix release
* Mon Dec 10 2007 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.28-0.fc8
- Fix CVE-2007-6015
* Wed Nov 21 2007 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.27a-0.fc8
- Upstream official fix for regression in CVE-2007-4572
- More fixes including 2 former patches we had in the package
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.27-1.fc8
- Fix regression in CVE-2007-4572
* Thu Nov 15 2007 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> 3.0.27-0.fc8
- Fix CVE-2007-4572
- Fix CVE-2007-5398

  [ 1 ] Bug #446724 - CVE-2008-1105 Samba client buffer overflow

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update samba' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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