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Slackware: 2010-257-01: samba: Security Update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  samba (SSA:2010-257-01)

New samba packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0,
12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/samba-3.5.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  This upgrade fixes a buffer overflow in the sid_parse() function.
  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 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.0 package:
5502f20ee2ed1a1a32fbf8b334f83da9  samba-3.0.37-i486-3_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
1c332ad4fc612331ca0abef922159e05  samba-3.0.37-i486-3_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
3be3f15271d7266da9b97f322f28cb34  samba-3.0.37-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
ed63f4e0a1edc71741717b23a756325b  samba-3.0.37-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
edccbc5f14a2b3884774bf3239ceb7ec  samba-3.0.37-i486-3_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
f8987f06df8c9349723faec873591f0e  samba-3.0.37-i486-3_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
9fac7009525628dc74bf16756d541038  samba-3.2.15-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
308cadec719748b23d7af734ee4bb575  samba-3.2.15-i486-3_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
df110dce9ed62289a9d28752cf4f23d5  samba-3.2.15-x86_64-3_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
78cb411df7470351b601d450b3741a9b  samba-3.5.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
98dc05ffb1a526f9183bcd01e1d8e0b8  samba-3.5.5-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
f3a22f469f11dcd23405c12da09a33da  n/samba-3.5.5-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
85204741621d79c6b6bf96e04f7a06c3  n/samba-3.5.5-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg samba-3.5.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Then, if Samba is running restart it:

# /etc/rc.d/rc.samba restart


Slackware Linux Security Team
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