[Samba] Heads-up: Security Releases ahead!

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Wed Mar 17 15:57:44 UTC 2021

Taking the day off, i wish.. 
but :-) no, its already in my agenda.

Im already prepaired for it, all packages are already up2date. 
So no worries, security release dont wait, its a prio for me also.



> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Joachim Lindenberg [mailto:samba at lindenberg.one]
> Verzonden: woensdag 17 maart 2021 16:34
> Aan: 'L.P.H. van Belle'; 'Karolin Seeger via samba'
> Onderwerp: WG: [Samba] Heads-up: Security Releases ahead!
> Hai Louis,
> I guess it will be at least tough to release source code and packages at
> the same time in an open source project, but are you taking a day off to
> make this happen? ????
> Hello Karolin,
> does this kind of announcement really make sense as essentially it kind of
> implies to take DCs down until one rebuilt samba from source or Louis and
> other repo maintainers are able to catch up?
> I am sure a hacker will spare some time to leverage that window of
> opportunity.
> Afaik, best practice is to publish information about vulnerabilities after
> the software has been released.
> Thanks & Best Regards,
> Joachim
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: samba <samba-bounces at lists.samba.org> Im Auftrag von Karolin Seeger
> via samba
> Gesendet: Wednesday, 17 March 2021 12:58
> An: samba-technical at lists.samba.org; samba at lists.samba.org; samba-
> announce at lists.samba.org
> Betreff: Re: [Samba] Heads-up: Security Releases ahead!
> Am 17.03.21 um 11:57 schrieb Karolin Seeger via samba-announce:
> > this is a heads-up that there will be Samba security updates on
> > Wednesday, May 24th. Please make sure that your Samba AD DCs will be
> > updated immediately after the release!
> Wednesday, March 24th 2021, of course, sorry!
> Karolin
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