[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: samba-3.2.0-1.rc1.14.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-05-30 23:41:18

Name        : samba
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 3.2.0
Release     : 1.rc1.14.fc9
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 Guenther Deschner <gdeschner at redhat.com> - 3.2.0-1.rc1.14
- Add fix for CVE-2008-1105
- resolves: #446724
* Fri May 23 2008 Guenther Deschner <gdeschner at redhat.com> - 3.2.0-1.rc1.13
- Update to 3.2.0rc1
* Wed May 21 2008 Simo Sorce <ssorce at redhat.com> - 3.2.0-1.pre3.12
- make it possible to print against Vista and XP SP3 as servers
- resolves: #439154
* Thu May 15 2008 Guenther Deschner <gdeschner at redhat.com> - 3.2.0-1.pre3.11
- Add "net ads join createcomputer=ou1/ou2/ou3" fix (BZO #5465)
* Fri May  9 2008 Guenther Deschner <gdeschner at redhat.com> - 3.2.0-1.pre3.10
- Add smbclient fix (BZO #5452)

  [ 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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