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Samba problems after MS security hotfix

Common bugs fixed in Samba 3.0.4 include: Password changing after applying the patch described in the Microsoft KB828741 article to Windows clients. Crashes in smbd. Managing print jobs via Windows on Big-Endian servers. Several memory leaks in winbindd and smbd.

  • Vendor: Trustix
  • Vendor ID: TSLSA-2004-0028
  • Date: May 13, 2004

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Trustix Secure Linux Bugfix Advisory #2004-0028

Package name: Samba
Summary: Problems after MS security hotfix described in KB828741
Date: 2004-05-13
Affected versions: Trustix Secure Linux 1.5
Trustix Secure Linux 2.0
Trustix Secure Linux 2.1
Trustix Secure Enterprise Linux 2

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Package description:
Samba provides an SMB server which can be used to provide network
services to SMB (sometimes called "Lan Manager") clients, including
various versions of MS Windows, OS/2, and other Linux machines. Samba
uses NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) protocols and does NOT need NetBEUI
(Microsoft Raw NetBIOS frame) protocol.

Problem description:
From the Samba whatsnew page:
Common bugs fixed in Samba 3.0.4 include:

o Password changing after applying the patch described in
the Microsoft KB828741 article to Windows clients.
o Crashes in smbd.
o Managing print jobs via Windows on Big-Endian servers.
o Several memory leaks in winbindd and smbd.

We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded.
Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this
package, you may want to remove it from your system.

All Trustix Secure Linux updates are available from

About Trustix Secure Linux:
Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus
on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to
date from day one using swup, the automated software updater.

Automatic updates:
Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
installed using 'swup --upgrade'.

Public testing:
Most updates for Trustix Secure Linux are made available for public
testing some time before release.
If you want to contribute by testing the various packages in the
testing tree, please feel free to share your findings on the
tsl-discuss mailinglist.
The testing tree is located at

You may also use swup for public testing of updates:

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This advisory along with all Trustix packages are signed with the
TSL sign key.
This key is available from:

The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at

or directly at

MD5sums of the packages:
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2b0868c46c0bd13090e56de7655e3e27 TSEL-2/samba-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
7945f53f9bb8d05aab4bebba4cce386c TSEL-2/samba-client-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
d629a6bea1591df72066ff9e56e6e952 TSEL-2/samba-common-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
99aa874c890e3a939bdae52e345d8633 TSEL-2/samba-mysql-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
c84c7d784479c2e4ffe32c39697bc704 2.1/rpms/samba-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
a61a6097f3dd7c78cfc9c031232c55c8 2.1/rpms/samba-client-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
1025a7017ad8ca151490f548c8132951 2.1/rpms/samba-common-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
975be6f37595bd0ee14dba62fb41274d 2.1/rpms/samba-mysql-3.0.4-1tr.i586.rpm
92e8fb5f27a633c0778634bb3fca487b 2.0/rpms/samba-2.2.9-1tr.i586.rpm
b2a29b8e3743d6fed32899d120f34a58 2.0/rpms/samba-client-2.2.9-1tr.i586.rpm
a18535be00d4e73efce7eac35366c1ee 2.0/rpms/samba-common-2.2.9-1tr.i586.rpm
f0473468bae7be592293b03f85146adb 1.5/rpms/samba-2.2.9-1tr.i586.rpm
fd60580a8c41390aa2f59d14218a9a71 1.5/rpms/samba-client-2.2.9-1tr.i586.rpm
b75bbf01f5b2883b683ea48581e9909e 1.5/rpms/samba-common-2.2.9-1tr.i586.rpm
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Trustix Security Team

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