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[slackware-security] samba (SSA:2023-334-01)

Posted on 01 December 2023
Slackware Security

[slackware-security] samba (SSA:2023-334-01)

New samba packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/samba-4.18.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This is a security release in order to address the following defect:
An information leak vulnerability was discovered in Samba's LDAP server.
Due to missing access control checks, an authenticated but unprivileged
attacker could discover the names and preserved attributes of deleted objects
in the LDAP store. Upgrading to this package will not prevent this
information leak - if you are using Samba as an Active Directory Domain
Controller, you will need to follow the instructions in the samba.org link
given below.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 15.0 package:
f73bf7dc7dc0ac254840a236d609bda2 samba-4.18.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
152b8d8fcc261ae89effaf5181b54243 samba-4.18.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
f9874a7129f05b59febd0c85a61488c3 n/samba-4.19.3-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
e91fa8957a4400c3218f309a22a2e8eb n/samba-4.19.3-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg samba-4.18.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

If you are concerned about the information leak, please follow the additional
instructions found at this link:



Slackware Linux Security Team