Fedora 17 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

Fedora 17 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
Fedora 17 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol
as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a sta…

Samba 4.0 beta3

We are proud to a announce another beta release of Samba 4.0, beta3 What’s new in Samba 4.0 beta3 ============================= Samba 4.0 will be the next version of the Samba suite and incorporates all the technology found in both the Samba4 alpha series and the stable 3.x series. The primary additional features over Samba 3.6 […]

Samba 3.5.16 Available for Download

=================================================================== “Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.” Clarence Day ================================================================== Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5. Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.16 include: o Fix possible memory leaks in the Samba master process (bug #8970). o Fix uninitialized memory read in talloc_free(). o Fix smbd crash with unknown […]

Ubuntu 12.04 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

Ubuntu 12.04 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
Ubuntu 12.04 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB
protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as …

Samba fixes critical remote code execution vulnerability

The Samba developers have patched a critical security vulnerability that effects all versions of the open source, cross-platform file sharing solution from Samba 3.0.x up to version 3.6.3 which was released in January. The hole allows an attacker to gain complete access to a Samba server from an unauthenticated connection. The GPLv3 licensed Samba is […]

Samba 3.6.0 Available for Download

Release Announcements ===================== This is the first release of Samba 3.6.0. Major enhancements in Samba 3.6.0 include: Changed security defaults ————————- Samba 3.6 has adopted a number of improved security defaults that will impact on existing users of Samba. client ntlmv2 auth = yes client use spnego principal = no send spnego principal = no […]

Samba 3.5.11 Available for Download

Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5. Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.11 include: o Fix access to Samba shares when Windows security patch KB2536276 is installed (bug #7460). o Fix DoS in Winbind and smbd with many file descriptors open (bug #7949). o Fix Winbind panics if verify_idpool() fails (bug […]

Samba 3.5.10, 3.4.14 and 3.3.16 Security Releases Available

Release Announcements ===================== Samba 3.5.10, 3.4.14 and 3.3.16 are security releases in order to address CVE-2011-2522 (Cross-Site Request Forgery in SWAT) and CVE-2011-2694 (Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in SWAT). o CVE-2011-2522: The Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT) in Samba versions 3.0.x to 3.5.9 are affected by a cross-site request forgery. o CVE-2011-2694: The Samba Web Administration […]

Samba 3.5.7, 3.4.12 and 3.3.15 Security Releases Available

Release Announcements ===================== Samba 3.5.7, 3.4.12 and 3.3.15 are security releases in order to address CVE-2011-0719. o CVE-2011-0719: All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to a denial of service caused by memory corruption. Range checks on file descriptors being used in the FD_SET macro were not present allowing stack corruption. This can cause […]

Samba 3.4.11 Available for Download

================================================================== “Storms make trees take deeper roots.” Dolly Parton ================================================================== Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.4. It addresses the following issue introduced with Samba 3.4.10: o Fix connecting to port-139 only servers (bug 7881). Changes since 3.4.10 ——————– o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org> * BUG 7881: Fix connecting to port-139 […]

Samba 4.0.0 alpha 14 “randomdata”

We are proud to a announce another alpha release of Samba 4, alpha 14, codenamed “randomdata”. What’s new in Samba 4 alpha14 ============================= Samba 4 is the ambitious next version of the Samba suite that is being developed in parallel to the stable 3.x series. The main emphasis in this branch is support for the […]

Samba 3.5.6 Available for Download

Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5. Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.6 include: o Fix smbd panic on invalid NetBIOS session request (bug #7698). o Fix smbd crash caused by “%D” in “printer admin” (bug #7541). o Fix crash bug with invalid SPNEGO token (bug #7694). o Fix Winbind internal […]

Samba 3.5.5, 3.4.9 and 3.3.14 Security Releases Available

Release Announcements ===================== These are a security releases in order to address CVE-2010-3069. o CVE-2010-3069: All current released versions of Samba are vulnerable to a buffer overrun vulnerability. The sid_parse() function (and related dom_sid_parse() function in the source4 code) do not correctly check their input lengths when reading a binary representation of a Windows SID […]

Samba 3.4.8 Available for Download

Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.4. Major enhancements in Samba 3.4.8 include: o Fix Winbind reconnection to it’s own domain (bug #7295). o Fix an uninitialized variable read in smbd (bug #7254). o Fix smbd crash with CUPS printers and no [printers] share defined (bug #7297). o Fix NULL […]

Security problem with Samba on Linux – affects 3.5.0, 3.4.6 and 3.3.11

Security problem with Samba on Linux ———————————— In Samba releases 3.5.0, 3.4.6 and 3.3.11 new code was added to fix a problem with Linux asynchronous IO handling. This code introduced a severe security flaw which was undetected until now. We are releasing new binaries and fixed source code as release numbers: 3.5.1, 3.4.7 and 3.3.12 […]

Samba 3.5.0 Available for Download

================================================================= “Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time” Voltaire ================================================================= Release Announcements ===================== This is the first stable release of Samba 3.5. Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.0 include: General changes: o Add support for full Windows timestamp resolution o The Using Samba HTML book has been removed. o ‘net’, ‘smbclient’ […]

Samba 3.4.5 Available for Download

Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.4. Major enhancements in Samba 3.4.5 include: o Fix memory in leak in smbd (bug #7020). o Fix changing of ACLs on writable files with “dos filemode=yes” (bug #5202). ###################################################################### Changes ####### Changes since 3.4.4 ——————- o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org> * BUG 5202: Fix […]

Samba 3.4.4 Available for Download

================================================================= “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” Frederick Douglass ================================================================= Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.4. Major enhancements in Samba 3.4.4 include: o Fix interdomain trust relationships with Win2008R2 (bug #6697). o Fix Winbind crashes when queried from nss (bug #6889). o Fix Winbind crash when […]