Security Update: Samba
Anotoher Samba package has been released as a security fix, this time it address a boundary failure in GETDC mailslot processing that can result in a buffer overrun leading to possible code execution. Along with this security release, Slackware-Current also release several package update, such as Pidgin, KTorrent, ProFTPD, XChat, GKrellm, and vte. Here's the latest -Current changelog:
Mon Dec 10 14:07:48 CST 2007
l/vte-0.16.10-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to vte-0.16.10.
n/proftpd-1.3.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to proftpd-1.3.1.
Upgraded to samba-3.0.28.
Samba 3.0.28 is a security release in order to address a boundary failure in GETDC mailslot processing that can result in a buffer overrun leading to possible code execution.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
xap/gkrellm-2.3.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gkrellm-2.3.1.
xap/pidgin-2.3.1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to pidgin-2.3.1.
xap/xchat-2.8.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to xchat-2.8.4.
extra/ktorrent/ktorrent-2.2.4-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to ktorrent-2.2.4.