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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                       ESB-2004.0544 -- Samba 2.2.11
                          smbd denial of service
                              31 August 2004


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                Samba 2.2
Publisher:              Samba
Operating System:       Linux variants
                        UNIX variants
Impact:                 Denial of Service
Access:                 Remote/Unauthenticated

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This is the latest stable release of the Samba 2.2 code base.

Please note that the Samba 2.2 code tree will reach its
End-Of-Life on October 1, 2004.  Administrators of existing
Samba 2.2 installations are encouraged to upgrade to the
latest Samba 3.0.x release prior to that date.

The Samba 2.2.11 release addresses the following bug:

~  o Crashes in smbd triggered by a Windows XP SP2 client sending
~    a FindNextPrintChangeNotify() request without previously
~    issuing FindFirstPrintChangeNotify().

There are no further Samba 2.2.x releases planned at this time.

The source code can be downloaded from :

~  http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/

The uncompressed tarball and patch file have been signed
using GnuPG.  The Samba public key is available at

~  http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/samba-pubkey.asc

Binary packages are available at

~  http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/

The release notes are also available on-line at

~  http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-2.2.11.html

Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.

~                                  --Enjoy
~                                  The Samba Team
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Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

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