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Family: Fedora Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

Fedora Core 1 2004-284: samba Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the samba package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-284 (samba).

Samba is the protocol by which a lot of PC-related machines share
files, printers, and other information (such as lists of available
files and printers). The Windows NT, OS/2, and Linux operating systems
support this natively, and add-on packages can enable the same thing
for DOS, Windows, VMS, UNIX of all kinds, MVS, and more. This package
provides an SMB server that can be used to provide network services to
SMB (sometimes called 'Lan Manager') clients. Samba uses NetBIOS over
TCP/IP (NetBT) protocols and does NOT need the NetBEUI (Microsoft Raw
NetBIOS frame) protocol.

* Wed Aug 25 2004 Jay Fenlason 3.0.6-1.FC2

- Upgade to 3.0.6
include the following patches:
samba-3.0.5rc1-passwd.patch from me. This changes the character
used in the password field of the entries generated by winbind
from a 'x' to a '*'. 'x' means something special ('password is
in /etc/shadow') to another pam module.
samba-3.0.5pre1-smbclient-kerberos.patch from
Alexander Larsson ( Make kerberized smbclient
work better.
samba-3.0.5pre1-use_authtok.patch from Nalin Dahyabhai
Fix an apparent braino in pam_winbind.c and
correct Cristian Gafton's name
samba-3.0.6-schema.patch from Gerald (Jerry) Carter
Correct the LDAP schema
samba-3.0.5rc1-64bit-timestamps.patch from Ravikumar
( to allow correct timestamp handling on 64-bit
platforms and fix #126109.
samba-3.0.4-install.mount.smbfs.patch from Juanjo Villaplana
( to prevent building the srpm from trashing
the installed /usr/bin/smbmount

* Thu May 20 2004 Jay Fenlason 3.0.4-2.FC1

- include -winbind patch from Gerald (Jerry) Carter (
to make winbindd work against Windows versions that do not have
128 bit encryption enabled.

Solution :
Risk Factor : High

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