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Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:18:59 -0700 (PDT)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security]  samba (SSA:2018-072-02)

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[slackware-security]  samba (SSA:2018-072-02)

New samba packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
to fix security a issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/samba-4.4.16-i586-3_slack14.2.txz:  Rebuilt.
  This is a security update in order to patch the following defect:
    On a Samba 4 AD DC the LDAP server in all versions of Samba from
  4.0.0 onwards incorrectly validates permissions to modify passwords
  over LDAP allowing authenticated users to change any other users`
  passwords, including administrative users.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package:
a1a1599d89b059ef1d691738f7915308  samba-4.4.16-i486-3_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
92c5f951ccb34995dd49b3e8b1970a1d  samba-4.4.16-x86_64-3_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
7a69136850a4aac5a867d69cf802ab4d  samba-4.4.16-i486-3_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
eb5e35741571239fecfdbcca449443e8  samba-4.4.16-x86_64-3_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
59124573ebc40f661831cad85733eaff  samba-4.4.16-i586-3_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
091d031ea7c0813152befa181d741320  samba-4.4.16-x86_64-3_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
7466d1ab6dab155a9e4380e6fd76c76e  n/samba-4.7.6-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
f2c65a4b862389e3f251e40a151b5b6e  n/samba-4.7.6-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg samba-4.4.16-i586-3_slack14.2.txz

Then, if Samba is running restart it:

# /etc/rc.d/rc.samba restart


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