Fedora 15 Update: cifs-utils-4.9-1.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-03-05 01:41:44

Name        : cifs-utils
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 4.9
Release     : 1.fc15
URL         : http://linux-cifs.samba.org/cifs-utils/
Summary     : Utilities for mounting and managing CIFS mounts
Description :
The SMB/CIFS protocol is a standard file sharing protocol widely deployed
on Microsoft Windows machines. This package contains tools for mounting
shares on Linux using the SMB/CIFS protocol. The tools in this package
work in conjunction with support in the kernel to allow one to mount a
SMB/CIFS share onto a client and use it as if it were a standard Linux
file system.

Update Information:

This is an update that fixes number of small bugs:

* Fedora is turning /etc/mtab into a symlink to /proc/mounts. We automatically skip trying to alter the mtab if it's a symlink. 

* fix for a bug that could prevent root from mounting onto a directory to which he did not have explicit execute permission.

* fix for a bug that caused the mount helper to pass in a corrupt address when someone specified an IPv6 address with a scopeid.

* mount.cifs bugfix for an uninitialized variable that could cause a segfault.


This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update cifs-utils' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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