openSUSE Security Update : samba (samba-174)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This is an update to version 3.2.3 of Samba.

This release includes several bugfixes and performance enhancements
for Samba and its components. It is recommended for every user to
update to this version.

Among several other bugs the following list shows some detail :

- Fix a race condition in winbind leading to a crash
(bnc#406623).

- Fix emptying the printing queue; (bnc#411493).

- Fix the webinface SWAT; (bnc#391969).

- Fixed a file permission problem. (CVE-2008-3789)
bnc#420634

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=391969
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=406623
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=411493
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=412589
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=420634

Solution :

Update the affected samba packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40126 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3789

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