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Security Linux News for Nov 24, 2002

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: samba (Sep 14, 2004, 19:43)
    "New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0 and -current. These fix two denial of service vulnerabilities reported by iDEFENSE..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: samba (Apr 07, 2003, 19:52)
    "Digital Defense, Inc. has alerted the Samba Team to a serious vulnerability in, a LanManager-like file and printer server for Unix..."

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: samba (Mar 25, 2003, 12:59)
    "Updated samba packages are now available to fix security vulnerabilities found during a code audit..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 24, 2002, 01:58)
    "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..."

  • Red Hat Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 24, 2002, 01:56)
    "A potential attacker could gain root access on the target machine. It is strongly encouraged that all Samba users update to the fixed packages..."

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: samba (Nov 24, 2002, 01:55)
    "New Samba packages are available for Slackware 8.1 and -current to fix a security problem and provide other bugfixes and improvements..."