SECURITY: new samba package now avaialble (fwd)

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Tue Jul 14 16:56:54 GMT 1998

Gerald W. Carter wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jul 1998, twiztah wrote:
> > Serious security problems have been found in all versions of Samba shipped
> > with Red Hat Linux. All users of samba should upgrade to the latest version,
> > and restart samba with:
> What version of samba is shipped with Red Hat?

Don't panic (I went through the panic on your
behalf yesterday :-). Some frantic phone calls
to RedHat and a check of their source rpm later,
they were shipping 1.9.18p5 and are now shipping
stock 1.9.18p7 (with the buffer overrun fix).


Buying an operating system without source is like buying
a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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